Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Media officials with the Ministry of Defense announced on Sunday finding remains of people killed by the Islamic State’s members, in addition to a large cache of weapons and equipment, containing Katyusha Rockets, south of the city of Mosul.
The officials said in a press statement, “Intelligence and Security Directorate, backed by citizens and al-Hashd al-Shaabi in Shura area discovered a large cache of light and heavy weapons buried in the desert of an abandoned village in Hamam al-Alil, south of Mosul.”
“The cache contained large quantities of Katyusha Rockets and mortar shells, as well as explosive materials,” the statement added.
“Also, human remains belonging to citizens killed by the Islamic State (ISIS) were found in the area,” the statement explained.
On Friday, Commander of the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS), Abdel Ghani al-Asadi announced finishing the first phase of the battle to liberate Nineveh.