ISIS have since claimed responsibility for the callous attack on innocent Iraqis, which is believed to have been caused by a remotely detonated car bomb.
The blast rocked the city at midnight – striking as Muslims across the city celebrated Ramadan by heading out to restaurants to break their fasts.
The al-Faqma ice cream shop is popular with families and features a large outdoor seating area which bore the brunt of the explosion.
The al-Faqma ice cream shop is popular with families and features a large outdoor seating area
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Bloodied victims lay wounded on the ground following the terror strike, while a traumatised young girl could be seen wandering the streets in a daze.
Another video showed a man standing over one of the bodies, shouting "he's getting married in two weeks”.
ISIS jihadis are desperately trying to hold control over Iraq as an international coalition use their military might to blow the terror tyrants into extinction.
Chilling photographs released from Mosul Thu, March 16, 2017
U.S.-backed Iraqi forces push further into the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul, capturing a damaged bridge which could link up their units on either side of the Tigris river
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An Iraqi special forces soldier checks men for explosive belts as they cross from Islamic State controlled part of Mosul to Iraqi forces controlled part of Mosul
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Bloodied victims lay wounded on the ground following the terror strike
Iraqi troops have begun to push the vile terrorists out of their remaining strongholds in Mosul as the offensive approaches its eighth month.
But Iraqi commanders have warned while it will mean the end of the terror-insurgents’ unholy caliphate, they are expecting more attacks from ISIS to counterbalance their military defeats.
It is not the first time ISIS have struck the city during Ramadan.
The blast occurred as Muslims across the city celebrated Ramadan by heading out to restaurants
Last year a huge truck bomb killed hundreds in the worst atrocity to face the city since the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
The attack in the Karrada district targeted late night shoppers, and was the worst terror attack ever carried out in Iraq by a single bomber.