30 Sep '16, 3pm

#leadership in #Mosul ahead of #ground #offensive https://t.co/c3p2Hc09Uk

#leadership in #Mosul ahead of #ground #offensive https://t.co/c3p2Hc09Uk

The US-led coalition has killed 18 Islamic State leaders in the past 30 days, according to Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Colonel John Dorrian. Thirteen of them were based in or around Mosul, Iraq. Dorrian briefed the press on the airstrikes yesterday, saying that the deceased jihadists “were part of their [the Islamic State’s] military intelligence communication networks in Mosul.” The airstrikes “have targeted military commanders, administration officials, foreign fighter facilitators, amirs, security commanders, communication leaders, and senior shura council leadership,” Dorian said. Three of the leaders were from Chechnya, highlighting the key role foreign fighters play in the Islamic State’s chain of command. “In a two-day period in Mosul, we removed Abdul Hamid al Shishani, Abdul Jabir al Shishani, Abdul Rahman al Shishani, all Daesh [Islamic State] Chechen fo...

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