Abadi orders counterterrorism forces to regain rest of Mosul right bank

Prime Minister Haider al Abadi ordered on Wednesday counterterrorism forces to engage in current military operations aiming to recapture the remaining areas in the right bank of Mosul in Nineveh governorate, media reports said.

Iraqi Forces launched a major offensive on 19th of February to retake the western part of Mosul after declaring total control of the eastern part of the city on 24th of January as part of the military operations to liberate the city that started on 17th of October 2016.