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Islamic State drone kills, wounds 13 civilians near Mosul

Islamic State drone kills, wounds 13 civilians near Mosul
Islamic State uses drones to attack civilians in Mosul.


Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) An officer of the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service announced on Saturday, that a drone belonging to the Islamic State group shelled a popular market, east of Mosul, leaving a number of casualties.

Major Ali Mohsen said in a press statement, “The Islamic State attacked a popular market in Hayy al-Intsar, east of Mosul, using a drone, killing three women and wounding 10 other civilians.”

“Ambulances transferred the wounded to nearby hospitals, and the bodies to the forensic medicine department,” Mohsen further added.

In addition, Mohsen also revealed that security forces killed a suicide bomber, wearing an explosive vest, in Shoqaq al-Khodar area, after receiving information from residents of the area.


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