MOSUL, IRAQ: Al Qaeda in Iraq continues to attempt to stop the Iraqi Army and the police from expanding its footptint in Mosul. The latest attack devastated a combat outpost on the road to Tal Afar. Thirteen Iraqi soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 3rd Brigade of the 2nd Iraqi Army division were killed and 42 were wounded after a suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives and detonated it in the center of Combat Outpost Inman. This slideshow looks at the aftermath of the attack.
See Suicide car bomb attack killed 13 Iraqi soldiers in Mosul for more information on the strike.
Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD’s Long War Journal.