Friday, April 7, 2017

Islamic State Shoots Down Iraqi Helicopter Over Mosul (Video)

Reuters: Two Iraqi pilots killed when helicopter shot down over Mosul by Islamic State

Two Iraqi army pilots were killed on Thursday when their helicopter was shot down over the city of Mosul by Islamic State, according to a military statement.

The helicopter was providing air support to Federal Police forces battling Islamic State fighters on the western side of Mosul, the statement said.

It is the first aircraft downed by Islamic State over Mosul since the start of the U.S.-backed offensive on the northern Iraqi city, in October.

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More News On The Islamic State Shooting Down An Iraqi Helicopter Over Mosul

IS Shoots Down Iraqi Helicopter over Mosul -- VOA
Iraqi helicopter downed in fight to retake Mosul -- AFP
ISIS shoots down Iraqi army helicopter in Mosul, government says -- FOX News
Isis shoots down Iraq army helicopter over Mosul killing two pilots -- The Independent
Iraqi military helicopter shot down over Mosul skies -- RUDAW

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