At least three people were killed and two others wounded in the latest mistaken airstrike of the US-led coalition in Mosul.
The air power of the US-led coalition has once again carried out a mistaken airstrike on one of the western districts of Mosul, killing three people and wounding two others, the Anadolu news agency reported, citing lieutenant of the Iraqi Army, Yahya Hamid.
According to Hamid, the coalition’s air force struck al-Sekek neighborhood, located in the western part of Mosul. The coalition has not yet commented on what happened.
At the same time, one of the commanders of the military operations in Nineveh, Colonel Ahmed al-Jubouri, said that two civilians were killed and nine others were wounded in shelling in Ar-Risala neighborhood in the west of Mosul.
Since March 17 to 23, over 200 civilians have been killed in mistaken airstrikes, carried out by the international coalition’s air power on settlements, located in the area of Jadid in Mosul.
On the night of October 17, 2016, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of an operation to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. The city has been under control of militants of the group since June 2014. The Iraqi Army established control over the eastern districts of Mosul at the end of January 2017. On February 19, an operation to liberate the western districts of the city was started.