Iraqi forces resumed the offensive on Mosul

Iraqi troops resumed their coordinated offensive in Mosul. It is planned that they will go to the East Bank of the Tigris river, which divides Mosul into two parts, Reuters reports, citing military officials.

Counter-terrorism and army troops to halt the offensive on Mosul last week. It was connected with the fact that the group ahead of forces on other fronts, the pace of progress. The pause allowed us to eliminate the backlog.

Iraqi and Kurdish troops backed by Western countries on October 17 launched an operation to liberate Mosul from the jihadists. Later — on 23 October to join the battle for Mosul was announced by the Turkey. Iranian-backed Shiite militant group on October 29th and has begun approach to positions of militants West of Mosul, Reuters passed.


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