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Iraqi military sources reported on Sunday that the organization Daesh began to deploy snipers in the old city of Mosul, along with car bombs and suicide bombers on foot, according to sources.
To that Iraqi forces are advancing towards the old city of Mosul cautiously, amid sporadic clashes between Iraqi forces and Daesh in the vicinity of the Medical City Hospital and Ibn Sina.
Said Maj. Gen. Maan Al-Saadi, commander of the Second Special Operations forces in the fight against terrorism, said his forces recovered 50% of the health district, explaining that he could not specify a time limit for the end of the battle: because many variables on the ground.
Saadi revealed that Daesh uses women began to fight with him, explaining that the organization has lost much of its elements and hired women.
Furthermore, Iraqi military sources confirmed that the control of the organization Daesh in the western side of the city of Mosul, an area has shrunk to just 5%, expected to resolve the battle by the first half of next month.
Joint Iraqi forces launched a new operation to restore another 3 districts in western Mosul control Daesh, a healing Zndjeli the first health, in order to tighten the siege imposed on the narrow and complex alleys of the old city, which will be the scene of the last chapters of Daesh in Iraq.
Iraqi forces managed with the process starting from the control of the third bridge connecting the two sides of the Tigris and Mosul International Hotel in the neighborhood of healing after violent clashes took place between the two sides.
And gave control of the hotel building, according to military estimates, Iraqi forces deploy snipers to target militants feature organization in the nearby areas.
And resulted in battles between the Iraqi army and elements of al-Daesh killed dozens of fighters from both sides.
Iraqi sources said that among the two Iraqi army field commanders dead, namely Col. Abdul Baqi Dahi al-Sadoun, Colonel Ahmed Kazem al-Tamimi of the Third Brigade Infantry. Military sources did not reveal the circumstances of their deaths.
In a related context, it recognizes the fighters Oesideon security file management village Kodjo west of Mosul, from the popular crowd factions in the presence of Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Yar Allah, the military campaign to liberate Mosul, the commander of the organization Daesh.
The village and recovered from the control Daesh two days ago, an extension of the southern district of Sinjar, a majority Aloesideh.anthy 29 / m h n