Us military Advisor was killed during a large-scale attack of Islamists near Mosul. It is known that the victim was involved in training the Peshmerga fighters. The training base was located in the rear of Kurdish positions. The militants of the "Islamic state" broke through the front line and out to the base.
Us military Advisor was killed during a large-scale attack of Islamists near Mosul. About it reports on Tuesday, may 3, CNN, citing its own sources.
According to his information, the victim was involved in training Peshmerga fighters. The training base was located in the rear of Kurdish positions. The militants of the "Islamic state" (IG) broke through the front line and out to the base. In the ensuing firefight American was killed.
The name, military rank and unit in which he served as the victim, is still unknown. It is possible that he was not the only American military adviser at the base. The US air force in response to the death of the instructor attacked the positions of Islamists, dropping more than 20 bombs.
Earlier reported, that the militants of the "Islamic state" (IG) broke through the defense of the Kurdish Peshmerga North of Mosul. They were able to make significant progress and to capture the Christian city of Tiscapa (tel Askof) 20 kilometers North of Mosul. Witnesses say the mass using the IG in the battle for Thescope suicide bombers and car bombs.
It is also reported about the attacks of the Islamists on other fronts — in the area of BA'shiqah and near the town of Khazer, which is located just 40 kilometers West of the Iraqi Kurdish capital of Erbil. Press Secretary of the Kurdish defense Ministry, General Jabar Yawar said that the offensive was the largest since the beginning of the year.
The Alliance of the 65 countries led by the US with Aug 2014 conducts bombing terrorist positions in Iraq. A month later they started attacking the coalition on Islamists in Syria. From 30 Sep 2015 to 14 March 2016 Russia held in the Arab Republic of the SCD operation, at the request of the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
Grouping "Islamic state", banned in Russia, in the summer of 2014 has captured large parts of Iraq and Syria and proclaimed the Caliphate there.