Latest on Mosul Offensive


Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:43:36

Live footage show Iraqi forces advancing in East of Mosul to reach center of city.

ISIS terrorist group has set oil wells in Hamdaniya town on fire in an effort to halt further advances from the Peshmerga and raise huge columns of smoke to hide from airstrikes, Rudaw reports.

Peshmerga forces had liberated eight villages along the Khazir front, as part of their offensive on Mosul.

Peshmerga forces advanced to the road to Bartilla, the closest town to Mosul. A team of US Special Forces was spotted in the area.

In Badana village on the Khazir front, ISIS tried to infiltrate Peshmerga lines with three car bombs. Two were destroyed in airstrikes and the third managed to get very close to the Kurdish lines before detonating his payload. No casualties were reported.


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