Locals Flee as Iraqi Forces Advance Against Last Remaining IS Enclaves in Mosul

StoryfulNewsPublished: May 29, 20172 views
Published: May 29, 2017

Fighting was reported between Iraqi forces and Islamic State on May 28 as operations resumed north of Mosul’s Old City, according to <a href="http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/intense-fighting-security-troops-resume-advances-mosuls-old-city/" target="_blank">Iraqi media reports</a>.

IS were in control of only 5 percent of territory in west Mosul, <a href="http://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/story/31282/%D9%85%D8%B9%D8%B1%D9%83%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%88%D8%B5%D9%84-%D8%AE%D9%85%D8%B3%D8%A9-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A6%D8%A9-%D9%81%D9%82%D8%B7-%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%AF-%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%B4-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A5%D8%B1%D9%87%D8%A7%D8%A8%D9%8A-%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D9%8A%D8%B4-%D9%8A%D8%AA%D9%82%D8%AF%D9%85" target="_blank">Iraqi media</a> said, citing a military source. The group’s last remaining enclaves include the Old City and several adjacent districts all the Tigris River.

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