- Wednesday, 26 August 2015 10:37
Shafaq News / A number of elements of ISIS terrorist organization were poisoned and killed by the explosion of one of the mustard gas plants in Mosul.
Shirzad Zajuli , Capt in Peshmerga forces said that "anti-ISIS Brigades to liberate Mosul carried out an attack on the plant that contain mustard chemical gas poison in Ekab valley industrial area located in the right side of Mosul city.
He added that "ISIS organization used the plant in the manufacture of improvised explosive devices," adding, "the group was able to fully detonate the plant and killed many of the elements of ISIS terrorist organization who were preoccupied with making improvised explosive devices in this plant over the past months."
He pointed out that "the bombing of the plant led to spread of mustard poison gas in the air in a thick eye-catching way due to the large quantities that the plant contents, poisoning dozens who were taken to hospitals in the city," stressing "that forced hundreds of families who live near the plant to flee. " According to Turkish Anatolia official news agency.
On June 10, 2014, ISIS organization dominated Mosul city, center Nineveh, before its expands control over large areas in the north, west and east of Iraq, as well as the north and east of Syria, as announced in the same month, the establishment of what it called as "Caliphate State".
Iraqi forces and factions loyal to Peshmerga forces, regained control of the areas dominated by "ISIS", by air support from the international coalition, led by the United States, which has waged air raids on the organization’s sites