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Coalition warplanes destroy vital tunnel for ISIS in south of Mosul

Danish F-16 during an air strike against ISIS sites in Iraq. Archival photo.
Danish F-16 during an air strike against ISIS sites in Iraq. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – On Thursday, a Kurdish official source asserted, that a tunnel under construction for the ISIS group has been destroyed in an air strike in Sinjar area south of Mosul.

Giyas Surji, an official spokesman of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) stated in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “Warplanes of the international coalition carried out an attack on a tunnel for the ISIS group militants in the city of Sinjar,” noting that, “The attack resulted in killing dozens of ISIS elements who were working on the construction of the tunnel which was aimed to facilitate the movement for ISIS in the areas controlled by the [paramilitary] Peshmerga forces.”

“The air strike was based on accurate intelligence received by the Peshmerga forces,” Surji added.


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