Iraqi counterterrorism forces discover tunnels used by ISIS militants as escape routes outside Mosul. Caption Iraqi forces discover tunnels used by ISIS militants as …
Some tunnels are as big as 200 meters long and 10 meters deep.
Aug 13, 2018 · Iraqi forces have uncovered a network of tunnels dug by the ISIS terrorist group south of Mosul in northern Iraq, according to a federal police officer on Monday.
A total of 20 villages were taken from the militants east, south and south-east of Mosul by early Tuesday, according to statements from the two forces. Now it’s hard to consider an area liberated, because though we control the surface, ISIS will appear from under the ground, like rats.
Iraqi counterterrorism forces have found the most extensive network of ISIS tunnels so far in the campaign to retake the extremists’ stronghold of Mosul, officials said. The tunnels discovered Thursday stretched for almost two miles and served as stealthy links between villages to the east of the city, Iraqi military spokesman Yahya Rasool told NBC News.
An Iraqi special forces soldier walks inside a tunnel used by Islamic State militants in Bazwaia, east of Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra Iraq Counter Terrorism Service forces have discovered several underground tunnels used by ISIS to escape Mosul on Thursday.
The Mosul offensive is the largest Iraqi military operation since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, and involves Canadian special forces, more than 25,000 Iraqi soldiers, Federal Police, Kurdish forces
AMMAN, Jordan ― It took Iraqi forces three years to significantly drive Islamic State militants out of the country, but the group’s nontraditional tactics have damaged Iraq’s special forces, according to one major Iraqi military commander.
A series of secret underground tunnels, thought to have been hiding ISIS militants, have been discovered in a town in Iraq. The passages were found during a raid by Kurdish forces in the Iraqi