The Times: British special forces and the US-led attack on Mosul
Monday, February 20, 2017
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
newspaper , " The Times" British, on Monday, that the special forces , British and US lead the new attack executed by Iraqi forces to liberate the western side of Mosul .

And put newspaper over a report published today, eat a battle of Mosul, a headline on its front page that: "Special Air spearhead liberalization of Mosul."

The report says that "special forces , British and US lead the new offensive to liberate the western side of Mosul, Iraq 's second largest city and the last stronghold for the organization Daesh in Iraq ."

The report adds that " the British Special Air Forces and Green Beret forces Delta special force deployed alongside combat units of the Iraqi security forces and the Peshmerga Kurdish in the battle which is expected to continue for months to restore the rest of the city and the liberalization of 650,000 internal civilians."

The report notes that "these forces was supposed to be purely on advice and training but they were to fight," in the words of the newspaper.

He points out that "these special forces foiled a car bomb attack killed the bomber yesterday, also worked as a guide and prompt on the ground to the air strikes the coalition, as well as support for about 50 thousand of the army, police and paramilitary forces are advancing towards the city from the south and west."

The report shows that "special air force British part of the Shader process which involved a total of 1350 of the British military in the war against al Daesh in Iraq and Syria, and there are 450 of advisers of US special forces in Iraq, devoted mostly to attack Mosul, who are among the five thousand elements make up many US troops in Iraq, and working alongside some 30 British Airways Special forces to train the Peshmerga forces and prepared for an attack. they are authorized to fire their weapons fired in self - defense. "

The general commander of the armed forces , Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi , announced on Sunday morning (February 19, 2017), the launch of editing operations right side of the city of Mosul.