Security forces on Tuesday killed ISIS top military commander in Mosul right bank.
The Military Intelligence Directorate said in a statement, "A terrorist called Ahmed Obaid Nkil Al-Memari aka Abu Omar, the military commander of ISIS operations of right bank was killed."
He was responsible for the executions carried out during the clashes took place in Al-Dawasa neighborhood, it added.
Government forces freed Al-Dawasa neighborhood and the government complex on Mosul right bank.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced the launch of military operations to retake west Mosul from ISIS terror group on February 19, four months into a massive offensive on the city.
"We announce the start of a new phase in the operation, we are coming Nineveh to liberate the western side of Mosul," Abadi said in a brief televised speech, referring to the province of which Mosul is the capital.