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Joint forces liberate Nabi Yunus Mosque in Mosul

Joint forces liberate Nabi Yunus Mosque in Mosul
Nabi Yunus Mosque after being liberated from the Islamic State group.

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi joint security forces managed to liberate the mosque of Nabi Yunus (The Prophet Yunis) in the city of Mosul, as well as raising Iraqi flag over it, a source told Alsumaria News on Monday.

The source said in a press interview, “Military troops of the Counter-Terrorism Service managed to liberate the mosque of Nabi Yunus in central Mosul, and raised Iraqi flag over its building.”

In 2014, the Islamic State group blew up the mosque that was built on the burial site of the prophet Yunis (Known in the Bible as Jonah) after storming the city of Mosul.

Earlier today, We Are Coming Nineveh Operations Command also announced liberating al-Jamasa neighborhood and raising Iraqi flag over its buildings.




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