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Spokesperson: 44% of Nineveh province liberated from ISIS

25 December 2016 14:02

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Yahia Rasoul, a spokesperson of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command, said that Iraqi forces now control 44% of the Nineveh province, in which Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul, is located.

He continued that the Iraqi forces are in control of around 40 districts in the eastern section of Mosul city.

In Mosul, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi claimed that government forces control over a third of Mosul.

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