Iraqi forces say started storming IS-held Mosul Old City

Reuters | Published: 12:50, Jun 18,2017

 
 

Iraqi forces started storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, a military statement said.

The historic district is the last still under control of the militants in the northern Iraqi city, which used to be their capital in Iraq.

The US-backed Iraqi offensive to capture Mosul entered its ninth month on Saturday.

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