Tightening the Iraqi forces, the grip on the terrorist organization Daesh their progress towards the bank of the river, the old city of Mosul, approaching the declaration of the end of the eight-month campaign to restore the city.
And thus it becomes the city declared by the organization Daesh his capital around the corner from editing, especially with the Iraqi forces and unafraid despite the cautious progress towards Mosul in anticipation of casualties among civilians.
In this context, predicted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, the victory is very soon.
According to sources confirmed that the Iraqi forces have clashed with about 350 armed men deployed among civilians in the old city. Forces said that the federal police expelled the al-Daesh from the mosque Ziouani and only a few days to completely eliminate stock and militants in the Old City.
He wrote Abadi, through his Monday evening, promising: the time very soon to declare final victory over Daesh terrorist gangs.
For his part, Major General in the fight against terrorism, Iraqi forces, “Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi” revealed to a Reuters reporter, that the process is going to liberate the rest of the old parts of the city.
Only 600 meters to liberate the entire Mosul
According to that the Iraqi Federal Police team leader “Raed Shakir Jawdat,” state television said that Iraqi forces in front of her about 600 meters to reach the Corniche Road adjacent to the West Bank of the Tigris River.
He said the Iraqi officer said his forces will reach the Corniche Road in a few days and the battle will be resolved. He said the federal police expelled the militants from Ziouani mosque in the south-west of the ancient city.
And the forces involved in the liberation of Mosul, said the Iraqi Federal Police chief: The federal police forces fighting with army forces and counterterrorism forces and the popular crowd tightened its grip on most of the old city of Mosul outlets.
He continued, “Raed Shakir Jawdat:” The forces will advance three axes in order to control the rest of the old neighborhoods of Mosul, and access to the commercial complexes in Aserjkhanh and Corniche Street adjacent to the Tigris River.
He pointed out that the Iraqi officer Daesh is now only controls an area of six hundred square meters in the old city of Mosul, a densely populated area, and the number of its fighters in the area beyond the scores.
For his part, said a spokesman for the coalition forces, Colonel “Joseph Skourka” network “CNN” America, the number of the remaining terrorists Daesh trapped are a few hundred, adding that though it needs to be “fierce battles” to eliminate all of them.
The Iraqi army advanced cautiously toward what was left of Daesh sites in the old city, facing fierce resistance from the terrorist organization, while seeking civilians trapped inside the city’s neighborhoods to get out to escape the fighting.
He also accused the Iraqi prime minister in a speech in Baghdad on Monday evening, causing the organization Daesh great destruction and to commit the most heinous crimes against civilians trapped in another spot by the city of Mosul.
In conclusion, anti-terrorism Iraqi team “commander Abdul-Ghani al-Asadi” announced the start of the countdown to the liberation of Mosul completely, and promised al-Asadi the entire city to recover within days, stressing that Daesh lost his balance and fighting spirit, and pointed out that the Iraqi forces directed calls to the organization of fighters in the western section of the city to surrender.
The picture shows the remaining Daesh area in Mosul,