The Iraqi military aims to liberate last neighbourhoods within 72 hours
28/05/2017 – 14:05
MOSUL — The Iraqi Federal police forces seized on Sunday vital targets in the Zanjili neighbourhood in west Mosul and the Iraqi military has launched large scale operation to complete the liberation of the city in the next few days.
Federal police chief Major-General Raid Shaker Jawdat, said that the police forces managed on Sunday to control vital targets in the Znjili neighbourhood in west Mosul.
He added “snipers and anti-armoured weapons were spread in the middle of the neighbourhood,” pointing out that the field artillery units targeted the Islamic State (IS) militants in north of the Old City district of Mosul.”
Moreover, Iraqi military launched on Sunday an extensive military operation to liberate the last neighbourhoods of the city of Mosul, aiming to clear the entire city from IS militants within the next 72 hours.