Federal police chief, Raed Shakir Jawdat.
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Federal Police chief, Raed Shaker Jawdat announced on Tuesday, that the Rapid Intervention Forces managed to destruct the headquarters of Jund al-Khilafa (Soldiers of Caliphate), in addition to destroying explosives factory and drones headquarters, in eastern Mosul.
Jawdat said in a press statement, “Federal Police’s Rapid Intervention Forces managed, at noon today, to destruct the Islamic State’s headquarters of the so-called Jund al-Khilafa of Wilayat Ninewa.”
“Security forces also destroyed an explosives factory and drones headquarters belonging to the Islamic State in al-Mithaq neighborhood, in eastern Mosul,” Jawdat added.
The second phase of the battle to retake Mosul was launched in December 29, 2016, where security forces resumed their joint military operations in all axes, and liberated many villages and areas in the eastern side of Mosul.