Sixteen Islamic State militants died Wednesday after a mysterious blast hit a group training camp in southern Mosul, according to an Iraqi police officer.

 

Dead ISIS militants

 

Captain Khalil Ibrahim told Bas News that “a mysterious blast took place inside one of Daesh (Islamic State) encampment in al-Hawi, south of Mosul, leaving 16 militants dead and others seriously wounded.”

 

IS members cordoned the camp off and casualties were taken to the city’s forensic medicine facility, according to Ibrahim.

 

 

 

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