An updated version of Mosul’s map showing the latest developments in the battle to oust ISIS from the Old City in Mosul’s right bank has been obtained by The Baghdad Post.
The areas in green illustrate the completely regained ones, areas in orange show the areas currently controlled by ISIS terrorist group, witnessing clashes with the Iraqi forces.
On Thursday, a security source said that ISIS defense lines in Mosul are crumbling, as Iraqi security forces continue their operations to cleanse the war-torn city from ISIS remnants.
Iraqi security forces have fully have also recaptured al-Shefaa neighborhood after inflicting heavy casualties on ISIS terrorists, a security source told The Baghdad Post.
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 eight months of battles. These forces are focusing now on liberating Old City’s districts that are still under ISIS control.
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.