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ISIS Manufacturing Arms On Industrial Scale – Report


An arms research group says Islamic State militants have been manufacturing weapons in and around Mosul on an industrial scale, with products largely purchased in bulk from Turkey.

The report by the London-based Conflict Armaments Research was released on Wednesday. It’s based on the study of ISIS  weapons found at manufacturing facilities and on the battlefield during the Iraqi operation to retake Mosul.

As Iraqi forces retake more territory from ISIS, the extremists are losing the capacity to manufacture weapons, but the research group’s executive director James Bevan warned that ISIS will take much of its weapons-making expertise with it as its most well-trained fighters flee.

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The massive operation to retake Mosul was launched in October and since then, Iraqi forces have retaken less than a quarter of the city.

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