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US-led coalition starts probe into Mosul Jadida massacre

US-led coalition starts probe into Mosul Jadida massacre
US-led international coalition forces.


Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The US-led international coalition against the self-proclaimed Islamic State group announced that it started investigation into the reports that claims a mass massacre took place in Mosul due to coalition air strike last week.

The international coalition released an official statement saying that it started an official investigation into the veracity of the reports about civilian losses in Mosul Jadida.

Earlier this month, military, political and administrative sources, in addition to several eyewitnesses in Iraq announced that at least 120-200 persons were killed in air strikes, conducted by the international coalition aircraft, on a residential area in Mosul Jadida neighborhood, west of the city.

Noteworthy, Iraqi security forces launched in 17 October 2016, an offensive, codenamed ‘We Are Coming, Nineveh’, backed by Peshmerga forces, al-Hashd al-Shaabi, al-Hashd al-Ashaeri and the international coalition air force to liberate the city of Mosul, and drive out the Islamic State group.


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