Since 16/03/2017 14:18 pm (Baghdad time)
Baghdad balances News
Security forces cordoned off on Thursday in the ancient city of Mosul, controlled by Daesh in an attempt to blockade the terrorists holed up inside, but progress has slowed due to car bombs and mining houses and alleys.
Army and security forces and achieved significant gains in the past few days in the battle, which began in October / October Vsitrt forces on a major bridge over the Tigris River and moved towards the Grand Mosque in the Old City, which Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the “Daesh” terrorist him declared a state alleged succeed him year 2014.
But it is expected that the fighting is getting harder to defend terrorists from another pocket them in the city that was their stronghold in Iraq.
Quoted “Reuters” Major General Haider lion commander of an elite squad in the federal police as saying, “The forces have a plan for the siege of the ancient city and it advanced from the right and left views.”
He predicted the “Edit Mosul during the entire month,” .anthy 29 / D 24