Iraqi security forces (ISF), supported by the US-led international coalition, are preparing a military operation against the ISIS terrorist group in the western part of the Iraqi city of Mosul.
The announcement comes amid the ISF advance in the northern part of the city where ISF had liberated a few of districts from ISIS and engaged terrorists in Al-Rashidiyan.
The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) will support the operation in western Mosul, advancing against ISIS in the western countryside of the city, according to Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah
The PMU “is preparing an operation in the next two, three days, to back up the operation to retake the right bank” of Mosul, Mosuliya TV cited the general as saying on January 24.
On January 23, the Iraqi Defense Ministry officially confirmed in a statement that the eastern part of Mosul had been liberated from ISIS.