Mosul's residents arrest 2 ISIS terrorists

a file photo of Iraqi security forces
a file photo of Iraqi security forces


Residents of Mosul city have arrested two ISIS terrorists then they handed them over to the security forces, a security source revealed on Wednesday. 

The source said that residents of al-Bakr district located in eastern Mosul, have hunted down two of ISIS terrorists who were hiding in one of the district's houses. 

Moreover, residents of al-Mithaq district, located in southeastern Mosul, have burned a bus and arrested its owner who is affiliated with  ISIS.  

Security forces, backed by International Coalition air raids and logistic support of the US army, have retaken eastern Mosul and most of its western part after eight months of battles. These forces are focusing now on liberating Old City's districts that are still under ISIS control.   

It is estimated that there are a few of ISIS terrorists left in the second largest city of Iraq. It is expected that they will desperately defend the last pocket of the city that has been once their main stronghold in Iraq. 

Last Modified: 06 28 2017 03:00 PM

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