POLICE SAY 70% OF MOSUL’S OLD CITY RECAPTURED FROM ISIS

iraqipoliceIraqi forces have taken over 70 percent of western Mosul’s Old City district, Islamic State fighters’ last refuge in Iraq’s second largest city, police forces said.

Federal Police chief, Lt. Gen. Shaker Jawdat, said his forces moved Wednesday through al Farouq street towards Bab al Toub, Serjkhana, Bab Jadid and Bab Lakash, all areas in the middle of the medieval district.

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