ISIS terrorists killed an elderly man, accusing him of witchcraft in Kirkuk province of Iraq.
Iraq’s premier fighting force has lost 40 % of its men in the battle to liberate Mosul from Islamic State control.
In Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al Abadi officially confirmed the liberation of the city from the grip of the Islamic State militants.
In their battle for Mosul, Iraqi forces are pushing toward a landmark mosque blown up last week by the Islamic State group.
Iraqi forces have taken over 70 percent of western Mosul’s Old City district, Islamic State fighters’ last refuge in Iraq’s second largest city, police forces said.
Mosul’s last remaining streets held by Islamic State group fighters could fall to the Iraqi military in just a few days, according to an army commander leading the assault on the city.
According to Peshmerga lieutenant colonel Haddad Omer a senior ISIS commander was killed in western part of Iraqi governorate of Kirkuk.