Three children killed by IS shelling in east Mosul

Three Children Killed by IS Shelling in East Mosul
ISIS members. File photo.

Mosul (BasNews) An Islamic State (IS) offensive on the previously liberated east Mosul killed and injured a number of civilians including children.

A source from Nineveh province told BasNews “three children were killed and five other civilians wounded as a result of the IS shelling on al-Jazair area in east Mosul.”

The source added that the militants also shot a civilian dead while he was attempting to escape to the liberated areas in the city of Mosul.

Meanwhile the Iraqi special and police forces are leading a fierce fight against the IS militants in west Mosul, attempting to recapture the al-Nuri Mosque in the Old City where the IS leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi proclaimed a caliphate in Iraq and Syria in the summer of 2014.

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