Kurdish journalists caught ISIS in the asphyxiating gas in Mosul

Grouping “Islamic state” in Iraq’s Mosul applies in the battles against government forces poison gas. As reported by RIA Novosti, told the Kurdish TV channel RUDAW.

Monday, March 13, terrorists in the Mosul district of Bab at-Tub fired on the positions of the Iraqi army shells with poison gas blue.

The shooting is depicted as a moment later, after the fall of the projectile from positions of military, the soldiers and the correspondents of the channel, you are suffocating cough.

Prior to that, in the course of fighting with Iraqi forces in Mosul, the militants used a mustard gas attack victims were civilians. In this regard, the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov expressed surprise at the “cool” attitude of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) to this tragedy. The General explained that on her part was not only trying to send to the scene of its experts, but even there was not a single condemnation of the official statement.

The offensive of the Iraqi army against the terrorists in Mosul continues. The military said that already control a third of the Western part of the city, and the battle for the remaining neighborhoods will be more transient, than the campaign to capture the Eastern part.

Mosul is considered the unofficial “capital of ISIS” in Iraq. Ground military operation to liberate the city began on 17 October 2016. Iraqi government forces supported by the international coalition led by the United States.

“Islamic state” in Russia included in the list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability.