In Mosul detained women fighters from Russia

In the Stripping Iraqi of Mosul from the last militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” has been detained on 20 of the jihadists. About this reports Deutsche Welle.

According to Die Welt, among them — five supporters of ISIS, including a teenage girl who came to Iraq from Germany, as well as immigrants from Russia, Libya, Turkey, Syria, Canada and the Caucasus region.

The suspects were detained last week. They all hid in the tunnel in the old city. Presumably, women have had a weapon, particularly a suicide belt.

10 July, the Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi, declared the liberation of Mosul from the terrorists. This major city in Northern Iraq located on the Tigris river, was captured by militants banned ISIS in June 2014. A ground operation to regain control over Mosul began in October 2016. The international coalition forces led by the US provided the Iraqi army support.

In April 2017, President Vladimir Putin said that Syria is fighting a more than four thousand immigrants from Russia. Assessment of the Russian special services in Iraq as of 2015 in the ranks of the extremists were about 1700 Russian citizens. At the end of 2016, as passed RIA Novosti, the Russian foreign Ministry cited the following figures for Russians in Syria and Iraq since the conflict began there to participate in the fighting has sent more than 3,2 thousand people.