Baghdad / AFP
In a related development, a US official said that the international coalition, admitted that he was probably killed by mistake elements in the crowd tribal pro - Iraqi government in a raid Wednesday near Mosul.
the launch of the international US - led coalition strikes against al Daesh in Iraq since 2014 , as the Iraqi military targets Btairath warplanes and helicopters. the
official said the raid referred to "was probably a blow to the alliance , " saying the military said "still" gathering information about the facts. It was not possible for a coalition spokesman in Baghdad confirmed the existence of affiliated planes in the air time of the attack , or about one in the morning at 2200 GMT , near the town ofQayyarah, according to was said by the local police and the leader of the clan.
Located Qayyarah , 60 km south of the city of Mosul , a stronghold of the organization in northern Iraq. Iraqi forces have ejected elements of the organization of the town in August with the support of the coalition , who plans to use a nearby air base to support the attack on Mosul could begin this month, according to local leaders.