Iraqi Security Forces Capture Major Part Of Mosul’s Old City

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Iraqi Security Forces Capture Major Part Of Mosul's Old City

Lt. Gen. Shaker Jawdat

On March 14, Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) continued a military operation in order to retake Mosul’s Old City from the ISIS terrorist group.

ISF retook the Nineveh Railway Station from ISIS terrorists in the neighborhood of Mosul al-Jadida located west of Mosul’s Old City.

In a separate development, ISF units captured the so-called “old bridge”, the neighborhoods of Bab al-Jadid and Bab al-Bid in western Mosul.

Meanwhile, Iraq’s Federal Police Chief Lt. Gen. Shaker Jawdat said in a statement that ISF had recaptured about 90 percent of the Old City.

Mosul’s Old City is a high populated area which is a major ISIS stronghold. If ISF recapture it, Iraqi forces will become much closer to the full liberation of western Mosul.

This video shows clashes between ISF  and ISIS near the Mosul Old Bridge:

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