U.S. soldiers meet up with Iraqi partners in a liberated neighborhood in western Mosul on July 2, 2017. (Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Hull)

Iraqi Police Arrest 9 Islamic State Females, Including Infamous ‘Biters’

Iraqi police said on Sunday they arrested nine Islamic State female members, including foreign nationals, at the group’s formerly proclaimed capital: Mosul.

The women, who used to work for the extremist group’s Hisbah “vigilantism,” were taken to the Nineveh operations command for interrogation over crimes committed against the women of Mosul, according to the officer. That included three “biters,” two of whom are a Russian and a Syrian, who had caused the death of Mosulian women.

A biter was an infamous term given to women from IS who were assigned to punish local women violating the group’s extreme religious rules by biting them brutally at various parts of the body.

Read more at Iraqi News

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