Security forces regain northern area of 17 Tamouz district of Mosul

Iraqi army's 9th Armored Division recaptured the northern area of 17 Tamouz district in the right bank of Mosul in Nineveh governorate, "We Are Coming, Nineveh" operations commander Gen. Abd al-Amir Rashid Yarallah said on Friday.

Security forces, backed by International Coalition air raids and logistic support of the US army, have retaken eastern Mosul and most of its western part after six months of battles. These forces are focusing now on controlling the Old City.

More details will be reported soon.