The fight against terrorism: Ayman Mosul battles will take time shorter than the left coast

03/15/2017 (0:01 pm) - The number of readings: 217 - Issue (3877)

Iraqi forces have recovered approximately 30% of the neighborhoods west of Mosul, from the hands of the organization Daesh, this was announced by the commander of the elite forces of the counter-terrorism apparatus.

US envoy to the international coalition against Daesh Brett Mkourk that militants Daesh now trapped in Mosul after he also said Iraqi forces were cut last through them out of the city. "All militants Daesh trapped in Mosul will be killed."

And exceed the number of US-backed militants, coalition and Iraqi forces Daesh much in terms of number of gear and they are now trying to defend their last stronghold in Iraq by car bombs and snipers and mortars.

However, it is expected to become the toughest battle with Iraqi fighters rush to the door of the brick area in the old city where narrow alleys that are difficult for tanks and armored wheels from passing through.

And it remained nearly 600,000 civilians trapped inside the city now that the Iraqi forces effectively cut off from the rest of the territories under the control of the organization in Iraq and Syria.

The commander of the elite forces in the fight against terrorism, Maj. Gen. Maan al-Saadi: that militants Daesh revealed weaknesses indicators despite strong resistance at first.

He said al-Saadi "has lost the ability to fight the enemy and his resolve weakened, and began Daesh loss along with command and control," pointing to "forces managed to retrieve the 17 districts of the total 40 on the west side.

Saadi said he expected to take the process of retrieving the western side of the city of Mosul, which lasted less than for the recovery of the eastern part, which announced the full liberation in January after 100 days of the fighting.

The event coincided with the discovery of a mass grave to contain the remains of hundreds of guests prison, most of them Shiites found by troops recovered Badush area.

A spokesman for the Popular Mobilization Forces troops Karim al-Nuri said that "initial tests carried out on a section of the mass grave uncovered the bodies of uniformed prison a matrix side by side in a way suggesting that they had been executed by firing squad in the form of groups."

Human Rights Watch said in a previous report that nearly 600 people have been killed in the massacre Badush prison that took place on the same day in which the militants took control of Mosul on Daesh in June 2014.

According to the World Organization for Migration (IOM), the more than 65,000 people have been displaced over the past two weeks, only because of the battles doubly so the total number of displaced since the start of retrieval operations Mosul to more than 200,000 people.

Mosul is the largest city occupied by Daesh since announced that the organization's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi of one preach in the summer of 2014, the State alleged extending between Iraq and Syria succeed him.

The organization began to lose their land was occupied in both Iraq and Syria, in front of the ranks of the armed forces. And retrieval of Mosul will serve as a major blow to Daesh but is expected to constitute a constant threat of regulation, it was back for the aggressive tactics such as bombings.