Security forces killed three suicide bombers affiliated to ISIS terrorist group in Yarmouk district in the right bank of Mosul city in Nineveh governorate, a video obtained by the Baghdad Post showed on Friday.
The terrorists were killed before blowing themselves up while Iraqi citizens were exiting from mosques after performing Friday's prayers, Lieutenant Colonel Fathi Abdullah Ad-Dailami, commander of Nineveh Police's Second Regiment, said.
He added that the forces had launched a manhunt operation to arrest all sleeper cells in Yarmouk district.
On February 19, US-backed Iraqi forces launched a wide scale military operation to oust ISIS terrorists from the right bank of Mosul city, their last major stronghold. Before this, the forces managed to free parts of the left bank of the city.