Key ISI member killed in Ninewa operation
5/7/2011 7:06 PM
NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: The wali (ruler) of the Northern Area of the self-styled Islamic State of Iraq group was killed in a military operation west of Mosul city on Saturday, a source from the Ninewa Operations Command (NOC) said.
“The ISI member opened fire on a soldier of the raiding force, killing him instantly, prompting to Iraqi soldiers to fire back,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“The ISI terrorist was killed in the operation that took place in al-Tanak neighborhood, west of Mosul,” he added.
Mosul, the capital city of the volatile multi-ethnic province of Ninewa, lies 405 north of Baghdad.
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