Battle for Mosul continues
Iraqi Prime Minister: “We will raise the Iraqi flag in Mosul once again”In an attempt to liberate Mosul, 30,000 soldiers along with thousands of Kurdish fighters are advancing towards Iraq’s second largest city, which ISIS overtook about two years ago. The Iraqi military has reported that the terrorist organization has suffered many casualties.
As reported earlier today (Monday) by JOL, the campaign to liberate the Northern Iraqi city of Mosul was launched this morning as ISIS had conquered this strategic point about two years ago. Tens of thousands of fighters loyal to the Iraqi government along with thousands of Kurdish troops are advancing towards the city containing anywhere between 4,000 to 8,000 ISIS terrorists, who are determined to prevent these troops from re-conquering Mosul.
An Iraqi military source reported that its commando unit inflicted heavy casualties upon ISIS terrorists since the operation’s launch this morning, while the forces commenced towards the eastern outskirts of the city. Additional sources have reported that the Iraqi military gained more ground when it began moving into the city from the south.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi warned ISIS terrorists that forces loyal to the Iraqi government were advancing towards Mosul and that they do not plan on surrendering. “We will reach you very soon and raise the Iraqi flag in Mosul, within every village and every corner,” al-Abadi stated. “ISIS will not have room among us, not in Mosul nor in any place on Iraqi soil.”
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