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Iraqi forces kill 14 IS members east of Mosul

Iraqi security forces fighting IS
Iraqi security forces. File photo.


Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) An Army Officer of Nineveh Operations Command revealed on Monday, that Iraqi security forces continue advancing toward the eastern side of Mosul.

Captain Iyad Ziad said in a press statement, “Security forces continued advancing toward the eastern side of Mosul, and stormed into al-Mazare’ area, as well as killing and wounding members of the Islamic State in the first hours of the storming operation.”

“The [security] forces stormed into al-Mazare’ area after liberating large areas of al-Wehda area in the southeastern side of Mosul,” Ziad added.

“The forces also killed 14 members of the Islamic State, including 4 suicide bombers, and wounded others,” Ziad further added. “Furthermore, our forces are planning to reliberate al-Salam Hospital,” he explained.


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