[size=37]Pentagon: Daash "weakening" in Mosul[/size]
BAGHDAD - The Journal News
A US military official said on Wednesday, that the organization of Daash fighters in Iraq's stronghold in Mosul, "weaken" and they show signs of frustration before the start of the battle to restore the city.
And holds the US-led international coalition forces, provide support, training and advice to Iraqi forces, locked in months of fighting since progress toward Mosul in preparation for an attack for the second largest city in the country, the restoration of which is controlled by Daash since 2014.
He said coalition spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Chris Garver, "see them weaken into the connector, we see some signs that the morale less."
He added that at present, the senior leaders of the organization carrying out executions against the militants because of the "failure on the battlefield," he said, adding that al-Daash leaders "are not happy Bmkanhm in Mosul."
The terrorists began, worried about the population of the city continues with the Iraqi security forces, to cut off Internet lines.
Garver said, "The same thing happened in Fallujah and Ramadi before the restoration of these two cities."
However, he warned that the battle for the restoration of Mosul, which is expected to begin in the coming months, it will not be easy.
Garver said, "we continue to expect that there are about five thousand fighters were present in Mosul. We still expect a tough battle. "