A military commander said on Sunday, more than 25,000 Daesh militants were killed during the Mosul liberation operations, reported Afghan TOLO News.

In addition, over 450 suicide bombers were killed, campaign commander Lieut. Gen. Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah said in a statement, told news agency.

He said 130 combat drones were dropped.

Mosul was captured by Daesh, that overran vast swathes of territory in northern and western Iraq, in 2014.