ANDROID IOS
live tv
  1. You are here:
  2. Home
  3. World News
  4. ISIS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

ISIS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

An Iraqi military officer said that Islamic State militants have launched a gas attack in a newly-liberated area in western Mosul.

AP , Mosul [Published on:15 Apr 2017, 7:00 PM]
ISIS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul - India Tv
ISIS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

An Iraqi military officer said that Islamic State militants have launched a gas attack in a newly-liberated area in western Mosul. 

The officer with the anti-terrorism forces said today that the attack occurred the night before in the al-Abar neighbourhood, when ISIS fired a rocked loaded with chlorine. 

He said that seven soldiers suffered breathing problems and were treated in a nearby field clinic. 

The officer spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorised to release information. 

US-backed Iraqi forces are currently battling ISIS militants in the more densely-populated western half of Mosul. 

Iraqi officials say more than half of western Mosul has been retaken. The extremists were driven out of the eastern half of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, in January. 

 

Related Tags:
Write a comment