The Iraqi Army took full control of the Al-Musheirfa area in the northwestern part of the Iraqi city of Mosul. Then, Iraqi forces launched an attack from the Al-Musheirfa area on Hawy al-Kanisah and Al-Haramat, where they managed to capture over than 40% of the Al-Haramat area so far.
Iraqi forces also reached the outskirts of the strategic 17 Tammoz district, which is considered to be headquarters of foreign ISIS terrorists. The Iraqi army and its allies captured the Sahaba school in its northern part.
The ISIS-linked news agency Amaq published photos of clashes in the area of Al-Musheirfa showing ISIS fighters hitting an Iraqi BMP-1.
ISIS members reportedly destroyd a bulldozer of the Iraqi Army in the Al-Haramat district and killed six Iraqi soldiers in the Al-Musheirfa area with rockets.
In the province of Salaheddine, ISIS militants targeted Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) positions in the villages of Mohammed al-Mousa and Jesr al-Makhazin with mortars.
On Saturday, the Baghdad Operations Command announced the arrest of one of the elements of ISIS who had participated in the massacre of Spyker in the village of Sheikh Awad north of Baghdad. The terrorist was among the fugitives from Salahaddin prison in 2014.
In Djlah, security operations were launched in Hawd al-Nada, Hamrin, Wadi Thalab, Kazlak hills, with the participation of the Iraqi Army and the PMU. The aim is to eliminate ISIS’ sleeper cells in these areas. A VBIED was destroyed in the hills of Kazlak by Iraqi Air Force warplanes.