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23 March 2017


IS militants capture 8 officers in west Mosul

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ISIS militants captured an Iraqi police colonel and eight other officers in western Mosul after they ran out of ammunition during fierce clashes early Monday morning, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.

Axar.az reports that the officers were caught around 3 a.m. on Monday in Bab Jadid district in Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling to oust IS after liberating the eastern half of the city. It was unclear where the officers were, the official said.

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2017.03.20 / 22:29
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