US and IS probably involved in Mosul blast

The top US commander in Iraq has said that both the Islamic State and the US-led coalition are to be blamed for the explosion in Mosul that has resulted in the killing of several civilians. Investigations are going on about the March 17 explosion in al-Jadida district in west Mosul. Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend has strongly defended US behavior in the war. However, Rights group Amnesty International has blamed the US-led coalition forces’ failure for neglecting to take adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths.

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