Islamic State militants have shot down an Iraqi navy helicopter over Mosul, killing the two-member crew, the Iraqi authorities talked about.
The incident occurred by means of the operation to retake city from IS militants, the ministry of defence talked about.
Officers talked about the helicopter received right here down on account of flooring fireside and landed someplace in jap Mosul.
Footage from a cameraman confirmed a giant ball of hearth with an prolonged path of thick black smoke as a result of the aircraft fell out of the sky.
Iraqi air drive and armed forces aircraft conduct frequent strike operations over city to assist police and specific forces fashions battling the militants.
The operation to retake Mosul from IS started remaining October.