The Nineveh Operations Command took heavy security measures against the background of attacks on Friday northwest of Mosul.

"The joint security and the Rapid Response forces have taken strict measures in the whole town of Badush and the village of Atashana, which has seen clashes with infiltrators of Daesh terrorist elements," a source in the Operations Command told the NNA news agency.

The source added that the forces launched raids and inspection operation with a check of the names of those present in the town of Badush and nearby villages, ended with the arrest of 20 suspects."

The Iraqi aircraft had bombed on Friday evening mountainous areas near the town of Badush and killed about ten elements of Daesh, mostly Arabs and foreigners. "

Source: National Iraqi News Agency