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Federal police accomplish push to retake Zanjili

Command of the federal police forces on Saturday declared they ushered in accomplishing push to fully retake Zanjili district in the right bank of Mosul.

The Iraqi forces discovered workshops for manufacturing missile launchers.

Commander of the forces Gen. Raid Shaker Jawdat said the forces started mines from the district.

He also added the forces are helping families evacuate the area and moving them to safer spots.

These efforts come as part of an offensive launched on 19th of February by the US-backed Iraqi forces, supported by Iranian-backed sectarian IMIS Shiite militias, to oust ISIS terrorists from Mosul, their last major stronghold in Iraq.