ISIS claims suicide car bombs that killed at least 23 east of Mosul

December 22, 2016 15:50

BAGHDAD - Islamic State claimed three suicide car bombs that killed at least 15 civilians and eight Iraqi policemen on Thursday in an eastern suburb of Mosul, according to a military statement.

The attacks targeted Kokjali, a suburb that the authorities said they had retaken from the jihadists almost two months ago.A military spokesman said the car bombs went off in a market.

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