Shafaq news/ The Iraqi air force carried out a strike on ISIS positions southern of Mosul. Security Media Cell reported on Sunday.
The strike destroyed hideouts used by the group and killed number of terrorists, it said.
An eyewitness told Shafaq News that "Kanous Island still represents a danger where ISIS elements are hard to be reached."
"ISIS elements during their control of these areas moved some caravans and a number of pits and established deep tunnels and additions in them, and it is very difficult to find them because the entrances to them are very small and located between the jungles."
“ISIS digs deep tunnels in their under control villages in Southern Mosul, where many military operations were launched,” He added.
It is noteworthy that this island is the last stronghold of ISIS in southern Mosul, and the most violent operations happened there were several months ago, where the US-led coalition targeted the terrorists with tens of tons of bombs, which resulted in killing of one US soldier.