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ERBIL – At least 18 militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) radical group were killed in renewed airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition in the northwestern Iraqi city of Mosul, local sources reported on Tuesday.
The coalition’s warplanes bombed three major ISIS strongholds in Mosul and its suburb on Tuesday.
“The airstrikes hit an ISIS security center and a training camp in the Qayara district of Mosul,” an informed local source told ARA News. “Also, a building for the ISIS Sharia Court in the village of al-Azbah in Mosul suburb was hit in Tuesday’s strikes.”
“The corpses of 18 militants were collected following the bombardment,” the source said on the condition of anonymity.
Among the dead were three ISIS Sharia judges and a security official.
“An Egyptian security officer in the ranks of ISIS was killed, alongside with three Sharia judges, two of them were Syrians and the third was Libyan national,” the source reported.
In the meantime, medical sources in Mosul said that more than 25 wounded militants were transferred to the main hospital in the city for treatment after being hit in the airstrikes.
Reporting by: Salar Qassim
Source: ARA News