MOSUL, Iraq – backed by the United States within more areas in western Mosul, Iraqi forces have made and are close to the building of Nineveh province, after taking control of the city’s airport from the hands of the organization of the Islamic state hackers built-up areas in the last militant stronghold in the country.
Troops moved in several southern neighborhoods of the buildings, residents and a population of more through about a thousand civilian front lines of fighting in the largest exodus since the fighting began a week ago in order to deal a fatal blow to the organization of the Islamic state.
The new offensive comes after the government forces and its allies ended cleanse eastern Mosul from the Islamic state last month trapped militants in the western part of the city, which is divided into two parts Tigris River.
Military leaders are expected to battle west of Mosul be harder than the east and partly due to the difficulty of tanks and armored vehicles moving through the narrow alleys of the old neighborhoods that dot the West.
But the Iraqi forces have made so far rapid progress on several fronts control of the northern Iraqi city airport Thursday, as troops planned to use it as a support and enable them to penetrate the berm length of three meters and a trench ordains organization Islamic state.
Advanced troops currently is less than three kilometers from the mosque, located in the old Mosul who declared Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, from the pulpit state “succession” in 2014 includes parts of Iraq and Syria, sparking international military campaign to defeat the organization.
And restore the city will spend probably the ambition of the militants for a state, but they are still in control of the territory in Syria and parts of northern and western Iraq, and they launched a guerrilla war in Iraq and planning attacks on the West.
Brigadier Hisham Abdul-Kadhim said the federal police force and unity especially in the Interior Ministry forces, known as REACT fully regained control of the amateur Jawasaq just north of the airport and began clearing houses in the neighborhood of aviation. He added that the Islamic state resisted by snipers and roadside bombs.
Separately, General Abdel-Wahab al-Saadi said a leader of the senior Iraqi counter-terrorism forces advancing on two fronts towards the valley of stone neighborhoods safe.
He said of the battle on a hill overlooking the cleansing operations are ongoing and that troops entered those areas.
Saadi said they destroyed a car bomb Islamic state on Saturday morning before attainable goal.
And it participates in the campaign-strong force of about 100 thousand soldiers from the Iraqi forces and the popular crowd and fighters from the Sunni tribes. It supports an international coalition led by the United States, the process provides a vital air support as well as guidance and training on the ground.
The growing presence of Western advisers near the front lines of the fight to help coordinate air strikes and advise Iraqi forces, with the progress of the battle.
Provided about one thousand civilians, mostly women and children from areas in southwest Mosul Saturday and flown military trucks to the camps are located to the south.
The UN said up to 400 thousand civilians have been displaced by the new offensive amid shortages of food and fuel. And relief agencies warned Friday that the most dangerous in the attack phase is about to begin.
He said some of the escapees from a safe neighborhood that they originally of Hamam al-Alil, south of Mosul, but they are forced to move four months ago with the retreat of the Islamic state in the north to Mosul.
He said a civilian Mahmoud Nawaf claims that state regulation “began in bombed indiscriminately, which led us to hide in the bathroom. When the security forces came and called us we started to flee to.”
The government urged residents to stay indoors as much as possible, as it did in eastern Mosul, which led to the escape of a number less than expected.
And it saw a reporter near the airport nine families living in a house serves a population of divorced beards tea to the security forces and some of them said that the organization of the Islamic state forced them to move from Samarra, about 250 kilometers south of Mosul.
He said Abu damn about (37 years), he was surprised by the speed of the expulsion of the militants. “We were hearing voices outside and after 15 minutes they had left.”
A woman carrying a baby and she put it in the house before 22 days because of a very serious attempt to get to a hospital.