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Video: ISIS drones target civilians in Mosul's right bank

ISIS  drones target civilians

ISIS terrorists have shelled civilians using drones in the right bank of Mosul city.

A video was exclusively obtained by The Baghdad Post showed a man crying in grief after one of ISIS drones targeted his family.

Iraqi army units clearing Mosul from ISIS occupation face regular aerial bombardment from modified ISIS drones every day.

ISIS modifies commercial drones to drop 40mm rifle grenades. They are flown by the operator over Iraqi troops and the grenade is dropped by electronic command.
Three ISIS drones modified to drop 40mm rifle grenades - downed by the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service in Mosul.

Iraqi forces open fire with rifles and machine guns when such drones are spotted. Nearly half the time, they are successful in bringing the drones down.

The threat from these aerial robot snipers is expected to continue as Iraqi forces cross the Tigris River and clear the west side of Mosul from ISIS.

Last Modified: Thursday، 02 March 2017 03:01 PM