The Western neighborhoods of Mosul
In the district of tall afar, West of Mosul killed Abu Hamza al-Tunisi, is known as a leading specialist in the installation of explosive devices in a grouping “Islamic state”. It is reported by the Iraqi satellite channel Al-Sumaria, citing local residents.
Abu Hamza mined along with four assistants, one of the two-storey houses, tall afar, when the explosion occurred are laying device. The whole group of terrorists killed.
The TV channel notes that Abu Hamza, judging by the nickname “al-Tunisi”, hails from Tunisia. Under Mosul he came from Syria as one of the leading experts in the IG for installing booby-traps in urban areas.
Ground offensive against Mosul, the stronghold of the “Islamic state” in Iraq began in October 2016. In January-February of 2017, Iraqi troops, with the support of the International coalition forces led by the United States, liberated a large part of the city. Fighting in the area continues.