Seven High-Ranking IS Leaders Killed in Mosul

They were from different Arab nationalities

Basnews English 04/03/2017 - 11:15 Iraq

MOSUL The global coalition to counter the Islamic State (IS) eliminated 7 leaders of the group in west Mosul in an air raid on Friday.

Iraqi Joint Operations Command said in a statement late on Friday that the war jets belonging to the coalition targeted militants in west Mosul, leading to the elimination of 7 IS leaders including Abu Abdulrahman al-Ansari, the commander of Jund al-Khilafah (soldiers of the caliphate), Abu Khalid, Sabah al-Enezi, Abu Azzam, Abu Hijab, Abu Sayyah and Abu Taibah.

According to the statement, the eliminated militants were from different Arab nationalities including Saudi, Jordanian and Bahraini who were struck in al-Najar district in west Mosul.