About 30 civilians in the Iraqi of Mosul have become the victims of the bombing of al-Jalila controlled by the militants of the “Islamic state” (IG, a group banned in Russia). This is with reference to the witnesses in Saturday, January 14, according to Reuters.
According to witnesses, missiles were at least three. They were dropped on January 12. The purpose was probably the home of one of the leaders of the IG harbi Abdel Quader (Harbi Abdel Qader). Himself, as reported by one of the witnesses, the building was not, but some of his relatives were killed.
The Agency notes that it has no official confirmation of this statement.
Who struck the Iraqi air force or the international coalition is unclear.
The operation to liberate Mosul (the second largest city in Iraq) continues, 17 Oct 2016. The ground part of the operation was preceded by air strikes that U.S. air force and the international coalition began to strike two days earlier. In late December, the Iraqi army said that 40 of the 56 areas reclaimed. Us military promise to clean up Mosul and the Syrian Raqqa by the end of 2018.