‘Lion of Mosul’ Heroic Iraqi soldier infiltrates ISIS before gunning down SIX jihadis

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Mohammed Qasim has been dubbed the Lion of Mosul for his bravery

Mohammed Qasim infiltrated an ISIS militia group by disguising himself in a smock and scarf and successfully home in oned key machine gun and sniper hideouts.

He then gunned down six ISIS fighters formerly racing back to his commanders who shelled the positions and overwhelmed the jihadis in an infantry waste.

Mohammed’s act of heroism came as he fought with the SAS-trained Gold Divison of the Iraqi unconventional forces in the closing days of the battle for Mosul.

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Mohammed Qasim disguised himself in a smock and scarf to get behind rival lines

The advance into Mosul’s Old City had been halted after they take placed under fire from ISIS, but could not figure out where from.

Commanders bequeathed a plan for someone to infiltrate the militants and Mohammed volunteered, according to the Everyday Mirror.

The mission, which a source said saved dozens of military and civilian remains, saw him promoted in the field to the rank of lieutenant.

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Mohammed Qasim has been recommended by his comrades and commanding officers

We are all very proud of what this soldier did. He is a profoundly brave man

General Abdul Wahab al-Saadi

General Abdul Wahab al-Saadi said: “We are all deeply proud of what this soldier did. He is a very brave man. He makes us all applicable our heads up high.”

Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi swore victory in Mosul this week after a brutal eight month duel to recapture the city from ISIS fanatics.

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Mosul has been shortened to rubble in eight months of brutal fighting

More than 2,000 ISIS fighters were consumed in the fighting, while 1,000 Iraqi soldiers are reported to have died.

Thousands of civilians were also amid the dead, either killed by ISIS as they attempted to flee, or killed by coalition forces in the crossfire.

Amnesty Ecumenical has called for an investigation into the deaths, blaming coalition commanders for functioning excessively destructive weapons.

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