Exclusive: Map reveals latest developments in battle for Mosul

Exclusive: Map reveals latest developments in battle for Mosul
Exclusive: Map reveals latest developments in battle for Mosul

A map showing the latest development in the battle aiming to regain the right bank of Mosul city from ISIS was obtained by The Baghdad Post on Wednesday.

The areas in green illustrate the completely regained ones, areas in orange show the areas currently witnessing clashes while the areas in white are still controlled by ISIS terrorist group.


Iraqi security sources announced on Monday an ISIS site was completely destroyed and 10 terrorists were killed in airstrikes in Mosul's right bank, The Baghdad Post reported.

US-led coalition warplanes, in coordination with intelligence service, launched an airstrike in the right bank of Mosul city of Nineveh governorate where more than 10 ISIS terrorists were killed, Iraqi joint forces said on Tuesday.

A top ISIS leader, nicknamed Abu-Hajar al-Russi, has been killed in a shelling in western Mosul, Federal Police Forces declared Wednesday.

An Iraqi unit with US and Australian advisers was targeted by mustard gas shot by ISIS terrorists on Wednesday.

Twenty-five Iraqis required treatment but none of the advisers were injured. 

Counter-terrorism services forces have recaptured al-Thawra neighborhood in the right bank of Mosul from ISIS terrorists, a security source told The Baghdad Post on Wednesday.

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.

Last Modified: 04 19 2017 02:25 PM

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