[ltr]Last updated: July 25, 2016 - 11:42
BAGHDAD / News Network Iraq accused the information center in Mosul , a spokesman for theinternational coalition (b lying and contempt for the lives of innocent people in Mosul) when (decided to star , the residents of the city of Mosul who are prisoners of the Daash less than one million inhabitants) . He said the statement of the center, the most active sources of information around Mosul today :: (the number of Mosul 's population today is two and a quarter of a million citizens are waiting for the unknown) and called on the center to (vigilance against counterfeit information that is delivered to the international coalition on innocent people living in the city captive at Daash) and the international coalition to fight Daash likely presence five to ten thousand fighters of the organization in the city of Mosul in northern Iraq. a spokesman for the international Alliance of Christopher Garver at a news conference, the US embassy in Baghdad on Sunday: " thenumber of Daash guerrilla fighters in Mosul is currently between five and ten thousand fighters" likely to " the number is reduced to between five and six thousand fighters with the launch ofliberation of the city operations." said Garver that "in Nineveh ranged between 500,000 and onemillion people , the number of residents, much lower than the official government census estimatedthe population of the province of two million people , " and raised his estimates lots doubts aboutthe reasons for the deliberate reduction of the number of the actual population. With regard to thenumber in Iraq is currently the international coalition forces said they had seven thousand troops inaddition to the thousands of soldiers in Iraq perimeter of the pilots and workers in the aircraft carriers and others, "adding that" the last batch of US troops that reached the country's 560 soldiers will take over the task of rehabilitating Qayyarah air force Base recovered by the Iraqi army recently south of Mosul. "He said the " coalition forces have trained 23,750 Iraqi security elements , including belonging to the fight against terrorism and other military and police forces.The Iraqi army forces backed international coalition forces poised to launch a battle to liberate Mosul and that the multiplicity crucial to eliminate Daash gangs in the country.