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Exclusive: Maps reveal latest developments in Mosul's Old City battle

Exclusive: Maps reveal latest developments in Mosul's Old City battle

Updated versions of Mosul's maps showing the latest developments in the battle to oust ISIS from the Old City in Mosul's right bank have been obtained by  The Baghdad Post on Monday.



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. 

 Earlier, Iraqi Rapid Response Forces announced their operations in al- Shifa neighborhood in Mosul's right bank had ended. 



Security forces, backed by International Coalition air raids and logistic support of the US army, have retaken eastern Mosul and most of its western part after eight months of battles. These forces are focusing now on liberating Old City's districts that are still under ISIS control.   

It is estimated that there are a few of ISIS terrorists left in the second largest city of Iraq. It is expected that they will desperately defend the last pocket of the city that has been once their main stronghold in Iraq. 

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