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Shobqi, ISIS tribal official, killed in Mosul airstrike

Shobqi, ISIS tribal official, killed in Mosul airstrike

Iraqi Military Intelligence said on Tuesday that it killed an ISIS tribal official in an airstrike in Mosul city.


In a press release, the service said Abu Abdullah al Shobqi was killed in a US-led coalition air raid that targeted Zanjili district of the Mosul.

Four of Shobqi's bodyguards, who are also his sons and nephews, were killed in the raid.

Iraqi Forces launched a major offensive on 19th of February to retake the western part of Mosul after declaring total control of the eastern part of the city on 24th of January as part of the military operations to liberate the city that started on 17th of October 2016.

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