Mosul: 80 Meters Left from Last IS-held Area to Be Retaken: Commander


 

Mosul: 80 Meters Left from Last IS-held Area to Be Retaken: Commander

MOSUL — The Iraqi counterterrorism forces continue to advance in al-Maidan, the last neighbourhood held by the Islamic State (IS) in Old City district in west Mosul, said the commander counterterrorism forces on Thursday.

Lieutenant General Abdul Wahab al-Saadi, Commander of Counter-Terrorism Forces, told BasNews that only 80 meters left for the forces to reach the Tigris bank by which the liberation of Maidan would be completed, thus the entire city of Mosul will be freed.

The commander added that their forces killed 10 suicide bombers while advancing within the Maidan area earlier today.

He stated that they have launched combing operations to clear the recently liberated areas from the remaining IS militants.

 

 http://www.basnews.com/index.php/en/news/iraq/362015

 

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