November 11 2016
A top Islamic State commander has been killed in the operation to regain the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, say Iraqi intelligence officials cited by CNN.
Mahmoud Shukri al Nuaimi, also known as Sheikh Faris, was killed Tuesday in an airstrike in western Mosul, said the Iraqi sources.
His death was confirmed in an ISIS video montage.
Nuaimi previously was a high-ranking intelligence officer in Saddam Hussein's intelligence services, said the sources on Friday.
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