IS uses toxic gases to shell civilians in liberated areas of Mosul


A police officer in Nineveh announced on Saturday, that 12 civilians were wounded in a chemical attack, using toxic gases, launched by the Islamic State group on the liberated areas and neighborhoods in Mosul.

Captain Yunis Mohammed said in a press statement, “12 civilians, including women and children, suffered severe suffocation, after being shelled by the Islamic State group.”

The Islamic State shelled the liberated areas of al-Adala, Bab al-Saray and Shaer Ninewa with missiles containing toxic gasses, Mohammed added.

The casualties were transferred to hospitals and medical centers immediately, Mohammed further explained.

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