IRBIL, Iraq, The Iraqi federal police said Wednesday, Abu-Marawan Al-Hadithi, a leading member of the so-called Daesh group, was killed in a security operation, in south-east Mosul city.
During the operation, part of the second stage of the fight for Nineveh, the security forces fought a fierce battle against the terrorist group, and shot down three bomb-laden drones, commander of the police, Lt.-Gen. Ra'ed Shaker said, in a press release.
The security forces were able to clear Al-Wahda, Al-Moallemin and Sumer neighbourhoods, of the terrorists, and regain full control of the Mosul-Kirkuk road, south-east Nineveh, he pointed out.
Shaker added that, the security forces evacuated hundreds of families, who were trapped in the conflict areas, to safer areas.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK