|Home page World|
Iraqi government forces, backed by allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, have liberated more areas in and around Mosul as they are engaged in massive operations to drive the Daesh Takfiri terrorists out of the strategic northern city.
Axar.az reports that the commander of Nineveh Liberation Operation, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah, said on Thursday that soldiers from the 9th Armored Division had wrested control over Sabouniya village and its train station west of Badush region, Arabic-language al-Sumaria television network reported.
Yarallah stated that Iraqi troopers had flown the national flag over a number of buildings in the area, after inflicting heavy losses on Daesh ranks and destroying their military hardware.
Iraq’s Joint Operations Command (JOC) also announced in a statement that federal police forces and members of the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) had recaptured Qazibban neighborhood in western Mosul.
Daesh rocket attack kills 7 in eastern Mosul market
At least seven civilians lost their lives on Thursday when Daesh terrorists launched a rocket attack in Mosul.
Colonel Khaled al-Jawari of Nineveh Police Command said the extremists had launched three Katyusha rockets at an outdoor market in the densely-populated al-Zohour neighborhood of eastern Mosul, leaving five women and two children dead, Arabic-language Roayah news network reported.
2017.03.30 / 20:14