Iraqi Flag Raised at Banks of the Tigris as Victory Declared Over Islamic State in Mosul

StoryfulNewsPublished: July 9, 20172 views
Published: July 9, 2017

Iraqi forces raised the national flag by the Tigris riverside in Mosul’s old city, Al Jazeera reported on July 9, as Iraq state television said that Mosul was almost completely recaptured from Islamic State (IS), About 100 IS fighters had reportedly been trapped in a sliver of the Old City along the Tigris. Many Islamic State fighters vowed to “fight to the death," Reuters reported on July 8, noting that, without Mosul, IS in Iraq would control mainly rural, desert areas west and south of the city . Credit: Facebook/BrotherIRQ via Storyful

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