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Security forces kill ISIS top military commander in Mosul

ISIS leader killed in Mosul

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.