[ltr]Commander of Nineveh operations: Local fighters Bdaash defected from the organization before the battle of Mosul[/ltr][ltr]
Nineveh - Iraq Press - March 15 / March: commander of Nineveh operations , Major General Najim al - Jubouri said on Tuesday that some local fighters in the ranks of al Daash defected from theorganization with the readiness of Iraqi forces tothe process of liberalization of Mosul , north of thecountry.
The spread of thousands of Iraqi soldiers in thenorth in recent weeks , armed with heavy weapons and founded the base with US troops and forces ofthe Kurdistan region of Iraq in the town drunk ,located about 60 kilometers south of Mosul.
He described al - Jubouri charge of the operation, organizing Daash that he is exhausted, but said the competition between the various forces that arepreparing to participate in the battle of Mosul , in the interest of the militants.
And that Nineveh liberalization process will be in stages and that troops now awaiting the Supreme Commander is to start inthe first step.
And plunged the city of Mosul in which some two million people live in the hands of the Islamic state after a lightning strike in 2014. The city is the largest city controlled by the regulation currently in Iraq and Syria.
It will be the Iraqi counter - attack with the support of advisers from the coalition led by Washington , the biggest counter -attack exposed the organization strikes at all.
According to Kurdish and Iraqi military sources said that the first moves will be drunk to the town of Qayyarah on the Tigris River , which will cut the main artery of the organization between Mosul and the territory under their control in the south and east.
Jubouri said that the timing of the operation depends on the progress of military operations in the Euphrates River valley ,where Iraqi forces advancing against the militants after they were expelled from the city of Ramadi. Q ended