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Exclusive: Map reveals latest developments in Mosul battle

Mosul battle
The Baghdad Post has obtained a map showing the latest development in the battle aiming to retake Mosul's right bank from ISIS terror group.

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.

The map has been released by Nineveh Media Center on its official Facebook page.

On Saturday, Iraqi forces have arrested 10 ISIS terrorists in southern Nineveh governorate, security sources told The Baghdad Post

On Sunday, Iraqi Security forces killed 20 of ISIS terrorists and destroyed two booby-trapped vehicles in an attack on the terrorist group in al-Kask axis, located in Nineveh Governorate, head of Nineveh Operations Command Major-General Najm al-Jabouri said. 

The leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an air strike in Syria, according to unverified reports in Syrian state media.

In a statement, the 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.