Iraqi forces say started storming Islamic State-held Mosul Old City

By REUTERS
June 18, 2017 10:00




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ERBIL - 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 U.S.-backed Iraqi offensive to capture Mosul entered its ninth month on Saturday.


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