[ltr]The joint forces closing in on Daesh in Mosul[/ltr][ltr]
Nineveh-Iraq Press October -18: Iraqi forces havemade, on Monday, progress on the ground in thewake of the launch of the process of the restorationof Mosul, where the band armored ninth and reached the outskirts of Hamdania spend the south east of the city, while Daesh withdrew from thevillages in the south.
The second phase will be related to storm Hamdania springboard for Iraqi forces to restore Hamdaniya district, which represents the closest geographic points to Mosul, where militants areholed up Daesh, the estimated number were about five thousand.
This has been announced Peshmerga control of the nine villages in the region, including the major vertical and a camel and a camel Minor.
Was also able to cut the main road link between Mosul and Erbil, while heading to the junction of Hamdania , which lies 10 kilometers from the city of Mosul.
Field commanders confirmed that the first phase of the restoration of Mosul achieve positive results within the targets set for it, which is supposed to reach during the peshmerga forces at the center of Khazar east of Mosul to spend Hamdania.
In another Ttoar south axis managed pieces band 15 in the Iraqi army, on Monday evening, the Edit and villages Alahud Alzakh fully and raised the Iraqi flag over them.
A statement of Ninawa Operations Command that " the people of the village and Alahud Alzakh rose up against Aldoaash and supported the Iraqi Army , " adding that "locals killed five Doaash by the people of the two villages to be completed."
This operation comes at a time when the United Nations has expressed concern for the security of 1.5 million people, where hesaid that a major wave of displacement is expected to be taking place in Mosul, it could begin in less than a week.
And preparing relief refugee organizations to mobilize humanitarian efforts, including the Norwegian Refugee Council, which helps in providing emergency services , including water, food and medical aid.
Said Courtney Lear, acting regional director of the Norwegian Council for Refugees in Arbil , " The Council is now preparing for the huge waves of people displaced from Mosul. We expect in the first few weeks , the arrival of about 200 thousand people and the arrival of the number of displaced from Mosul in the coming months to 700 thousand people .. "ended (1)