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Iraqi security forces seize so-called ISIS courthouse in Mosul

Federal Police forces

Iraqi security forces have launched a surgical attack in the Old City district of Mosul, Federal Police commander Gen. Raed Shakir Jawdat said on Wednesday.

Federal Police elite forces have pushed deep towards Great al-Nuri Mosque, clashed with ISIS, killed six terrorists and destroyed four booby-trapped vehicles, Jawdat added.

The police commander asserted that his forces have seized so-called ISIS courthouse in southern 17 Tamuz neighborhood where it found confidential documents as well as detention and  torture cells in the building.

These efforts come as part of an offensive launched on 19th of February by US-backed Iraqi security forces, supported by Iranian-backed sectarian IMIS Shiite militias to oust ISIS from Mosul, their last major stronghold in Iraq.

 

Last Modified: Wednesday، 24 May 2017 05:59 PM
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