Photos, showing Iraqi military in liberated Az-Zahra quarter in the eastern part of Mosul city, have been published online.
The day before, the Iraqi Government Forces liberated Az-Zahra district in the eastern part of Mosul city from militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. Photos, showing Iraqi military in the liberated area, were published online.
A military operation to liberate Mosul from IS terrorists was started in the morning of October 17. A few days before the start of the land operation, the US-led coalition began to carry out airstrikes.
The IS terrorist group captured Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, in June 2014. Reportedly, there are between 5,000 and 6,000 IS terrorists in the city.