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Federal Police kills IS elite leader in eastern Mosul

Federal Police kills IS elite leader in eastern Mosul
Federal Police forces. File photo.


Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Federal Police Command announced on Friday, that its forces managed to kill one of the Islamic State’s elite leaders in Mosul, as well as destroying a booby-trapped vehicle in al-Wehda neighborhood.

Media office of the Federal Police Command said in a press statement, “Security forces from the Federal Police’s 5th brigade managed, at afternoon today, to kill the so-called Ammar al-Haweidi, who was considered one of the Islamic State’s elite leaders in al-Wehda neighborhood, in eastern Mosul.”

“Haweidi was from al-Humaira area in Nimrud vicinity, southeast of Mosul,” the statement added.

“Security forces were also able to detonate a booby-trapped vehicle driven by a suicide bomber,” the statement continued.


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