The Islamic State's Explosive Legacy

Andy Oppenheimer | 10/15/2019

ISIS used the Al Shifa hospital in Mosul as a headquarters. A massive stockpile of IEDs and explosives (shown above) was found there and rendered safe by specialists from the U.K.-based Optima Group explosives mitigation company. Some of the devices featured infrared sensors and were hidden in dark, battle damaged spaces within the building. Nearly two years after the collapse of the Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria, the remnants of battle, from unexploded...

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