Counter-terrorism commander's [where] the end of the first page of the release of Mosul operations
History of edits:: 2016/7/17 11:04
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Said anti-terrorism commander Lt. Gen. Abdul-Ghani al-Asadi, on Sunday, on the first page of freeing the city of Mosul, the military operations end of Nineveh province.
He said al-Asadi told all of Iraq [where] that "the security forces have completed all the plans drawn through the first page of the release of Mosul operations, Ir edit highway junction Shirqat Tlul Alpag hand and Qayyarah and surrounding areas."
He pointed out that "the last phase of the operation was to erect pontoon bridge over the Tigris River and connects Qayyarah Bmkhmur, and secure all areas and villages surrounding it."
Asadi said that "security forces are preparing for the next step in the liberation of Mosul, and was waiting for the special military directives in this regard."
Iraqi forces began more than a three-month military campaign from Makhmour southeast of Mosul, to restore those areas of the Daash and crawling toward the city.
Iraqi forces also opened a new front in the wake of the restoration of Fallujah Daash weeks before the attack on the strongholds of terrorists northern Salahuddin province, which forms the southern border of the conductor.
And they achieved rapid progress of those forces even Qayyarah air base reached and recovered last week from Daash, and intends to Baghdad's use of the base as a springboard to attack the strongholds of terrorists in Mosul.
Mosul is located some 500 kilometers north of Baghdad, the largest city is still in the grip of Daash both Iraq and Syria, the Iraqi government says it Ststaidha before the end of the year.