Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service stormed the al-Nouri Mosque in the Old City of Mosul, Command of “We are Coming, Nineveh” operations announced on Wednesday.
Security forces, backed by International Coalition air raids and logistic support of the US army, have retaken eastern Mosul and most of its western part after six months of battles. These forces are focusing now on controlling the Old City.
It is estimated that there are a few of ISIS terrorists left in the second largest city of Iraq. It is expected that they will desperately defend the last pocket of the city that has been once their main stronghold in Iraq.