Also captured were five police officers.
According to the representative of the Federal service of the police of Iraq Saad al-Leite, police officers, including a Brigadier General, was captured by militants in an ambush in the area which was liberated from ISIS a week ago.
Officers arrived with a inspection visit. Once in tsadu, they were shot, until they ran out of ammunition.
Meanwhile, Iraqi security forces continue to comb the neighborhoods of Old town – historical part of Mosul.
According to the military, they came close to mosque-Cathedral of the XII century al-Nouri. Experts say that her release will have important symbolic and psychological value, as it is in this mosque the leader of the IG Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared on 29 June 2014 on the establishment in Mosul of its “Caliphate.”
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