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Elite militia leader killed in armed clashes with IS near Mosul

Elite militia leader killed in armed clashes with IS near Mosul
Fighters from al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units)


Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Al-Hashd al-Shaabi Organization announced on Thursday, that Commander of al-Hashd al-Shaabi’s 10th brigade, Ali Abdel Kadim al-Saeedi, was killed during armed clashes with the Islamic State group in Tal Afar District, west of Mosul.

The militia said in a press statement, “Commander of al-Hashd al-Shaabi’s 10th brigade, Ali Abdel Kadim al-Saeedi, was killed during the liberation battles of the areas west of Tal Afar District from the Islamic State.”

Yesterday, Spokesman for al-Hashd al-Shaabi, Ahmed al-Asadi, announced launching the first offensive of the 6th phase to liberate the areas west of Tal Afar, while emphasized that al-Hashd al-Shaabi forces cut off the main road linking between Mosul and Tal Afar.


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