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Mosul, IRAQ — Officials at Iraq’s Nineveh province have warned that senior Islamic State leaders were still in hiding at tunnels in the city of Mosul, the birthplace of the extremist group’s self-proclaimed “caliphate”.

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Iraqi News reported that Hossam al-Abbar, a member of the Nineveh Province Council, was quoted saying in press statements that senior ISIS members were still hiding in underground tunnels in the western regions of Mosul, adding that those regions are of tough geography that makes it difficult to detect those tunnels.

The banks of Tigris River have become a hideout for the militants who entrench in tunnels well-hidden in the middle of the jungles, according to Abbar.

Nineveh officials have recently warned that several ISIS members were moving in the province with fake IDs.

AFF reported that one policeman was killed and three others were wounded as a bomb attack targeted their police vehicle in western Anbar, a security source was quoted as saying.

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Speaking to Basnews website on Monday, the source said, “An explosive charge targeted a police vehicle carrying policemen between Rawa and Anah districts, west of Anbar.”

“The blast left a policeman killed and three others wounded,” the source said, adding that the troops were on a mission to secure agricultural lands and villages between Rawa and Anah districts, Iraqi News reported.

He pointed out the bomb is believed to be left over by ISIS militants.

“Security forces immediately rushed to the blast site and started combing the area in search for other bombs on site,” he noted.

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Earlier in the day, a military campaign was launched in western Anbar to pursue ISIS militants in the province.

Yesterday AFF Media reported that the Iraqi government denied the arrival of U.S. forces in Iraq to secure parliamentary elections in three governorates, stressing that the polls will be only secured by Iraq’s police and army.

In exclusive statements to Baghdad Today news website, Saad al-Hadithi, a spokesman of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s media office, termed as “baseless” all reports about deployment of U.S. forces in Iraqi to secure polling stations, confirming that neither U.S. nor any other country will take part in securing the polls.

However, Hadithi explained that experts and trainers from “the U.S. and other countries are now stationed at military bases and camps in Iraq to train Iraqi troops and provide advice for them,” but they have no any military presence on the ground and do no take part in any combat mission, Iraqi News reports.

Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic State’s territorial influence in Iraq earlier this month with the recapture of Rawa, a city on Anbar’s western borders with Syria, which was the group’s last bastion in Iraq.

Islamic State declared a self-styled “caliphate” in a third of Iraq and neighboring Syria in 2014. A government campaign, backed by the US-led international coalition, was launched in 2016 to retake IS-held regions, managing to retake all havens, most notably the city of Mosul, the group’s previously proclaimed capital.

In December, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced full liberation of Iraqi lands, declaring end of war against ISIS members.

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