21 July 2018

23 soldiers killed in Mosul fighting

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At least 23 Iraqi soldiers were killed in deadly clashes with ISIS militants in Mosul's Old City in the past 48 hours, according to a local police officer. reports citing AA.

Rapid Response officer Mahmud al-Saadi said the Daesh terrorist group still controls small pockets in Mosul's Old City.

"We lost 23 soldiers, including five officers, in the past two days," he told on Sunday.

Meanwhile, three ISIS militants were killed and another was captured as they attempted to flee western Mosul, according to police officer Osama al-Ameri.

Since October, the Iraqi forces, backed by a U.S.-led air coalition, have been trying to dislodge ISIS from Mosul, the terrorist group's last stronghold in northern Iraq.

2017.07.09 / 16:59
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