Iraqi forces take half of Mosul's Old City

Portion taken from ISIL by anti-terrorism units

Iraqi forces take half of Mosul's Old City

World Bulletin / News Desk

Iraqi forces took control from the ISIL terrorist the majority of western Mosul’s Old City district, according to an Iraqi command.

"The common forces fighting in Mosul controlled half of the Mosul's Old City," the statement from Iraqi Joint Operation Command said.

The Iraqi military remains engaged in a wide-ranging campaign -- launched last October -- to recapture the entire city the terrorist group overran in mid-2014.

In a related development Sunday, ISIL militants attacked Peshmerga positions in northwestern Kirkuk, leading to two hours of clashes in that city.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 28 Haziran 2017, 11:10