Mosul clearance continues: 26 turbans tied up, turbans murder Shiite paramilitary emir and family

26 IS members arrested in security operation, northwest of Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Over 20 Islamic State members were arrested near prison, northwest of Mosul, a police source said on Thursday.

Speaking to BasNews, Cap. Omar Sabah, of Nineveh Operations Command, said “security troops carried out an operation, based on information from residents near Badush town over presence of Islamic State members. The troops cordoned off the region.”

Troops, according to Sabah, “arrested 26 militants, possessing weapons and hand grenades after confrontations between the two sides.”

The militants were then taken to detention cells for investigations ahead of standing trials, Sabah said.

Islamic State kills security leader, seven of his family members, south of Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State has executed a paramilitary senior leader and seven members of his family, south of Mosul, a security source said on Thursday.

“The militants were disguised in the uniform of security troops and stormed the house of Hussein al-Hamad, in charge of the Popular Mobilization Forces in a village in al-Shoura town, south of Mosul, executing him, his wife, five children and his father,” the source told Baghdad Today website.

“Joint troops of army and police arrived to the accident spot and transferred the victims to forensic medicine department. Operations were carried out in search for the perpetrators,” the source added.
Posted by: trailing wife 2018-09-01