AlMasdarNews reports: The Joint Operations Command has said on Wednesday that 22 neighbourhoods in western Mosul have been liberated from ISIS terrorists.
“Troops of Federal Police continue search and cleanse operations of buildings and roads from IEDs in the southwestern axis of Mosul,” the Command said in a press statement.
“Troops of the army’s 9th Armored Brigade and 3rd regiment of the 1st Brigade managed to advance into the areas of Hayy al-Eintsar, Jadida Mofty, al-Salam, Younis al-Sab’awi and Palestine, and continue to cleanse roads and buildings in these areas,” the statement continued.
“Anti-Terrorism forces managed to advance into the western side of the city, and started cleansing liberated areas, including the neighborhoods of al-Bakr and al-Zohour. The number of the IED cleansed areas reached 22 neighborhoods. Moreover, security forces hoisted the Iraqi flag over the buildings of sector 2, Hayy al-Akhaa after it was liberated from ISIS control,” the statement added.