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8 Iraqi army forces killed in Mosul's clashes

Iraqi army forces in Mosul

Eight Iraqi army personnel, including a brigadier general, were killed and others injured in clashes with Daesh militants in Al-Muthanna district on the left coast of Mosul city, a government source said on Sunday.  

The clashes, in which the eight Iraqi army forces were murdered, were preceded by an attack launched by the Daesh terrorist group, the source added.

During the face-off, the Iraqi army troops have incurred losses in military equipment and armored vehicles, according to the source.