Senior ISIS Commander Killed By Iraqi Forces in Southern Mosul
Iraq's government forces killed one of the leaders of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS , ISIL, IS and Daesh) terrorist group to the south of Mosul on Monday.
The ISIS Algeria-born field commander Abu Khamza was killed in Hamam al-Alil area, which was taken under control of the government forces on Sunday.
A ground operation to liberate Mosul from terrorists of the ISIS group (outlawed in Russia) began on October 17.
It involves the Iraqi troops, Kurdish units and the US-led coalition.
Mosul, Iraq's second largest city with a population of 1.3 million, has been controlled by the IS for over two years, Local Iraqi TV reports.
Source: Al Alam