The International coalition jets have carried out intensive attacks on Islamic State (IS) positions in northern Iraq, killing the IS Governor of Mosul and destroying military equipment.
A 27° May statement by the Iraqi Defence Ministry reveals that coalition air strikes targeted the Islamists’ Governor of Mosul Ibrahim Younis Al-hamdani in the west of their stronghold in northern Iraq. “Several other militants were killed and positions destroyed during the assault.”
Elsewhere, coalition jets bombed IS militants in Sinjar, killing dozens of the jihadists and destroying heavy weaponry.
Peshmerga Brigadier General Izzadin Sndi confirmed the reports and told BasNews from the Sinjar front line, “The intelligence was provided by the Peshmerga forces in the area.
“We have no information about the causalities yet.” Sndi said.
Jets also attacked the jihadists in Sultan Abdullah and Tal’asher villages near to Makhmour, east of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil, leaving noticeable damage on positions in the area, officials have confirmed.