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Nineveh Operations foils ISIS attack south of Mosul

Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces. File Photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Nineveh Operations announced foiling an ISIS that was launched using a number of booby-trapped vehicles south of Mosul.

The commander of Nineveh Operations General Najjim al-Jabouri in a statement said, “International coalition troops managed to foil an attack launched by ISIS, which was targeted at al-Gadaa and al-Awsaja villages in the western area of al-Qayyarah, south of Mosul.”

“The security forces also killed dozens of ISIS members who were trying to sneak into Qayyarah,” he added.

Jabouri further said, “The coalition troops also shelled eight rockets launching pads in Qayyarah,” adding that, “Forces from security directorates and the army’s 15 brigade are deployed around al-Gadaa and al-Awsaja anticipating similar attacks.”


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