Baghdad prepares to celebrate Mosul full liberation

Preparations have been going on in Baghdad to celebrate the full liberation of Mosul city, the last ISIS major stronghold, well-informed sources told the Baghdad post on Thursday.

The Ministry of culture prepares to hold a major festival to celebrate the full liberation of the second largest Iraqi city, the sources said.

This comes as US-backed Iraqi forces on February 19 launched a wide-scale military operation to liberate the city from ISIS terrorists.

The city fell to ISIS in 2014.

At least 98 percent of the city has been recaptured with little number of ISIS terrorists exist in the Old city and are expected to desperately defend it.