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Daesh terrorist group launched drones, especially quadcopters, every day near the Iraqi city of Mosul, according to former Operation Inherent Resolve Task Force Strike commander Col. Brett Sylvia. reports citing to Sputnik the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia) uses drones near the Iraqi city of Mosul on a daily basis, former Operation Inherent Resolve Task Force Strike commander Col. Brett Sylvia stated on Wednesday.

"As we moved closer into Mosul, and we were alongside with our Iraqi counterparts, was when we started to see a daily occurrence of, in this case the majority of them were the quadcopters, and they were launching these things multiple times a day," Sylvia said.

The commander noted that the high watermark in terms of drone sightings was 12 in one day.

"There were UAVs [drones] for the duration of the time that we were there," Sylvia added.

Task Force Strike was deployed to Iraq from April 2016 to January 2017.

2017.05.03 / 22:59
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