Iraqi army retook dual some-more neighbourhoods in west Mosul on Thursday, tightening a knot around jihadists holed adult in a Old City, commanders said. “The army finished a ransom of Al-Thawra neighbourhood,” Sabah al-Noman, orator for a chosen Counter-Terrorism Service, told AFP. An officer with a sovereign military army also deployed in west Mosul reliable that a neighbourhood, that lies only west of a Old City, had been retaken from a Islamic State group.
The Joint Operations Command coordinating a quarrel opposite a jihadists national pronounced a Nasr community was also retaken today.
Iraqi army launched a outrageous operation, their largest in years, to retake second city Mosul, in midst Oct final year.
They retook a side of a city that lies easterly of a Tigris stream in Jan and launched a pull on remaining IS fighters in western Mosul, that is some-more densely populated and has seen extreme fighting.
On a west bank, Iraqi army control southern neighbourhoods and are solemnly surrounding a Old City, whose slight streets are approaching to make sovereign operations really difficult.
An estimated 400,000 civilians are believed to still be there, reluctant or incompetent to leave since any shun would be too dangerous or since a jihadists are regulating them as tellurian shields.
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