Iraqi Forces Restore Old Radio Building, Liberate more Mosul Neighborhoods from ISIL
Iraqi counter-terror forces liberated on Sunday three neighborhoods from the so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) takfiri group in Mosul city.
“Heroes of counter-terror agency fully liberated Al-Amen, Sheqaq Al-Khadraa and Sheqaq Al-Karama neighborhoods and raised the Iraqi flag over their buildings, and seized control over the old radio of Mosul,” a statement by the Iraqi Military Media said.
Morever, the US-led anti-ISIL international coalition destroyed an ISIL vehicle killing its crew members, including the terrorist leader Chechen Abu Anas in the south eastern axis of Mosul, and destroyed three canon platforms.
In a similar development, Iraqi counter-terror troops managed to liberate Cairo neighborhood in north-east of Mosul, as well as the civic hospital north of the city.
Earlier on Saturday, Iraqi Federal Police liberated a village in south east of Mosul and managed to control the road linking between Mosul and Tal Afar, according to FP commander Gen. Raed Jawdat.
ISIL seized large Iraqi areas in June 2014. Iraqi army and Popular Mobilization Forces, along with US-led coalition, launched a wide-ranging campaign in October 17, 2016 to liberate the Iraqi territories from ISIL.