Coca-Cola and cosmetics belonging to markets east of Mosul
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He says Fawzi al - Haj, who located his epic (replace Qsabh - Ed . ) In the face of his brother Haj epic symbolic "security returned and opened the market and customers returned shops."
But Alhaji symbolic show less enthusiasm by saying , "We still are not able to go and freely return to the shop." Mosul residents can no longer move freely outside the city.
And declared the fight against terrorism to Iraqi forces on Wednesday, it is now controls 80% of the eastern neighborhoods of the connector while the west of the city is still in the hands of Daesh.
But thanks to the open road to the Kurdistan region a few weeks ago, resumed the transfer of goods movement can be seen food trucks lined up in a queue at the army checkpoints at the entrance to the city.
He says Abdo , 25, he would "God willing , " which opened Bakalth closed it due to the fighting before the army restores Qadisiyah neighborhood of two of the gunmen.
In the meantime, the young man connect electricity to homes in exchange for nine dollars a generator of electricity. He says , "If I felt that the family in need, do I connect for free."
It is the surface of his family home can see the revival of western Mosul and a rising plume of smoke from a nearby neighborhood witnessing battles. He says Omar 's brother , Abdou , "Is it a car bomb or a missile? It has become familiar with ."
And look at the neighboring houses destroyed completely the battles, but most of the buildings are still holding. It closed small family Bakaltha battles when approached them, and are running in the same street.
Abdo remained even practiced his trade under the rule of the organization Daesh and says that " the goods came from or tenderness of Turkey. We were not allowed sale of cola and Syrian goods permitted to sell was poor."
Abdo, Omar and waiting for their mother return of the Iraqi government to bring soft drinks and potato chips, washing powder from the neighboring province of Kurdistan , as was the case before the occupation of the organization Daesh connector in June 2014.
In the market, stands or Ashraf in front of Basta vendor ornamental powder and lipstick, the goods were banned under Daesh rule. She says , "these were all banned. Was sold on the black market. Now we have become liberated."
But Ashraf mother laments because the conditions are still tough, says "We have no water , no electricity. We use well water which is not healthy."
On the big street near the market, a team from the Ministry of Electricity works by restoring the network connection. Not far away are the artificial turf, the brother of Omar Abdo playing with his fellow football.
He says Osama , 22, "was that we can play football under Daesh but we were afraid of the raids by coalition forces against the insurgents." And it confirms that it is Osama player Lionel Messi fans. He adds , "Today we are playing the ball, and even paper and we smoke the hookah, but all this was forbidden under Daesh."
And cut his talk loud explosion is the ninth in a nearby neighborhood without having to raise the attention of young men. Osama says , "we used it."