Media: in Mosul the coalition has destroyed the factory of the IG* for the production of drones
MOSCOW, April 17 — RIA Novosti. The airstrikes of the international coalition led by the United States destroyed the plant of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) for the production of drones in Western Mosul on Monday, the newspaper reports Iraqi News, citing Iraqi military intelligence.
The purpose of the airstrike was a factory in the area of Islah AZ-Seri. It is also reported that as a result of strike killed foreign experts, their nationality was not specified.
The operation of the Iraqi military and the coalition headed by the USA to liberate Mosul began in October 2016, it was released Eastern part of the city. In mid-February, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of operations to liberate the Western part.
In March government forces declared completely surrounded by Islamic state terrorists in Mosul and the rupture of their communications with the militants in Syria. Iraqi security officials said that to date, took control of two thirds of the territory West of Mosul.
*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.