In the night of Sunday, June 25, a suicide bomber blew up in a quarter of Mashanda in the crowd of refugees who were trying to leave the city of Mosul (in Northern Iraq), where he continued active hostilities.
According to the Agency France Presse, the explosion 12 people were killed and more than 20 got wounds of varying severity. Among the victims there are women and children.
Currently in Central Mosul, there are fights between militants of the Islamic state and coalition forces, including units of the regular Iraqi army, Shiite and Kurdish militia.
On 21 June, the government of Iraq said that the militants «Islamic state» blew up in Mosul, the historic mosque of al-Nouri and the minaret of al-Hadba. It was in this mosque in July 2014, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the establishment of a Caliphate «Islamic state». The Prime Minister of Iraq Haidar al-Abadi said in this context that the bombing of a mosque an-Nuri Islamic state admitted defeat and surrendered.
However, on the websites associated with ISIS published the approval of the leadership of this terrorist organization that mosque an-Nuri were destroyed in the air strike of the Western coalition under US leadership. The us military stated that no attacks on mosques do not apply.