An Iraqi army military source told Sputnik Arabic that 90 Iraqi soldiers and a further 100 wounded by the US Air Force in Mosul, where currently Iraqi forces are fighting ISIS.

According to the Factiniraq news portal, the airstrike also damaged Iraqi military hardware, and the troops had to retreat from the area.

The airstrike, which occurred on Friday, targeted an armored division, destroying eight infantry fighting vehicles and four Humvee military trucks, the army source told Sputnik.

Months ago, the US-led coalition in Syria bombed Syrian Army positions that killed 83 soldiers and allowed ISIS to conduct an offensive against the military positions near Deir Ezzor.