BREAKING NEWS

Iraqi forces say major Islamic State attack blocked outside old city of Mosul

ERBIL, Iraq, June 25  - Iraq's armed forces blocked a major wave of attacks by Islamic State suicide bombers outside the Old City of Mosul on Sunday, a military statement said.
The attacks targeted Hay al-Tanak, a poor neighborhood west of the Old City, the last stronghold of the militants in Mosul.
It is the first wave of attacks reported outside the Old City since the battle to capture the historic district from Islamic State started a week ago.
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy

Read all Tweets >