Security forces advancing from three axes and clamping down on Daesh in the old town



Since 07/02/2017 17:39 am (Baghdad time)

Baghdad balances News

He announced the commander of the Iraqi Federal Police forces on Sunday that his forces had regained control of Bilal al-Habashi mosque, one of the most prominent mosques in the old city the western side of Mosul, north of the country.

The team said Raed Shakir Jawdat, in a written statement seen by / balance News / “The federal police forces (internal trace) regained control of Bilal al-Habashi mosque near Najafi street in the old city, and continues to advance towards the last stronghold of Daesh in the southern axis.”

Jawdat added that “the federal police forces killed 79 of the element Daesh, and evacuated 550 civilians during the control of the areas of new door battles old bridge inspired healing, on the western side of Mosul yesterday.”

Jawdat said the full restoration of healing neighborhood, is currently limited to the presence of jihadists on the old city.

Said Jawdat in a statement that “our forces advancing in three axes, and pursuing terrorist groups in the few remaining areas of the old town.” Iraqi forces began to storm the old city on June 18 process.

Field, Jabbar Hassan, a captain in the ethnic army said that the armored division forces nine Iraqi army evacuated about 200 other civilians “were trapped in the old city of Mosul.”

Hassan said that “the army forces arrested four members of the security Daesh during the audit operations for the displaced, after residents of the city communication links to the organization during the last period.”

He pointed out that “a difference of anti-explosives today began demining operations and remnants of war from parts of Shifa district, which was liberated yesterday.”

The security forces are currently in the final stages of regaining control of the country’s second largest city, which launched on October 17, 2016 process.

The commander of operations “are coming, Nineveh,” Lieutenant-General Abdul Amir Rasheed Yar Allah in a statement Saturday that “federal police cuts and rapid response liberation of the northern part of the neighborhood healing and control of the teaching hospital Ibn Sina Advisory Bank blood atomic medicine project and water analyzes sick” in western Mosul.

Some members of the Iraqi forces have expressed their frustration due to restrictions on the use of heavy weapons against some facilities such as hospitals, saying that it prolongs efforts to restore them.

And the humanitarian situation in the Old City in Mosul, said the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights (non-governmental) that it is still thousands of civilians trapped in the fighting areas in the city of Mosul, and did not organize Daesh them to be allowed to go out towards the Iraqi forces, and people suffering from hunger and thirst and various injuries.

He called the observatory said in a statement seen by / balance News /, the Iraqi government to “move quickly to rescue trapped civilians and assume full responsibility to maintain safety and prevent their use as human shields by extremists.”

The spin in the meantime, fighting between Iraqi forces and organize Daesh in the old Mosul area, the western side of the city, which liberated the government is fully restored Mosul, which is the second largest city in Iraq, and dominated by Daesh summer 2014.

Apologized to Iraqi Defense Minister Irfan Mahmoud Hayali, today’s comments were made last Friday concerning the treatment of detainees as prisoners of war Daesh organization.

The defense minister said in a brief statement published on his ministry’s website, and seen him / scales News / he offers “apologized to the Iraqi people about the confusion that happened when his talk about the organization of Daesh as prisoners of war.”

He said, “I did not mean the literal meaning of the term, because Aldoaash murderers and criminals, they are a terrorist organization of the terms of the United Nations and the agreements do not apply to them, but are treated in accordance with the Iraqi laws in force, but it was my intention to deal in accordance with the law, and that is not our behavior reaction to Ajramanm away from the law military and morals Mtosin so the morals of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and his family honored “, referring to what appeared to be the trial of the prisoners on terrorism charges punishable by Iraqi law to death.

The Iraqi lawmakers have criticized the use of the minister of the term “prisoner of war” in regards to the elements of the organization Daesh detainees, warning that this could lead to release them later without trial, and said that the term includes a “tacit acknowledgment” that the Iraqi forces are fighting “recognized state” and not a terrorist group is illegal and beyond the recognized international laws.

During the military campaign began in October / October last managed security forces, from the restoration of the eastern half of the city, and then began on February 19 / last February west side battles.

And Thursday, regained those forces control large Nouri mosque, which saw the only public appearance of the leader of the organization Daesh Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in July 2014. The extremist organization earlier on June 21, before the progress of the Iraqi forces, the bombing of Al-Nouri mosque and minaret humpback Altarueh.anthy 29 / tc n


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