Exclusive: Areas freed so far in Mosul explained on map

Mosul
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An updated version of Mosul's map showing the latest developments in the battle to oust ISIS from occupied districts in the city's right bank has been obtained by The Baghdad Post on Friday.

On the map, the spots marked in green represent the previously ISIS-held areas that have been liberated.  

As the map shows, the white spots represent the parts of the war-torn city where ISIS is still controlling.

In Mosul, there are areas still witnessing clashes between the Iraqi forces, backed by international coalition, and ISIS terrorists. They are marked in red on the map.




On Thursday, Iraqi Army's 9th armored division recaptured Bab Sinjar neighborhood in the right bank of Mosul, a security source said.

this comes as the Joint Operations Command confirmed that the battle for the liberation of Mosul was about to be accomplished, indicating that the security forces continued to advance on the right bank of the city.

In a statement, the Nineveh Media Center said it renews its commitment to neutrality when covering stories of the battles and the other issues. Our aim is nothing but the truth, the statement concluded. 

Publishing the maps relating to the progress of the Iraqi forces in Mosul is done after contacts with multiple military sources and local officials, it added.

Iraqi Forces launched a major offensive on 19th of February to retake the western part of Mosul after declaring total control of the eastern part of the city on 24th of January as part of the military operations to liberate the city that started on 17th of October 2016.  

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