The Baghdad Post

Rapid Response Forces advance northwest of Mosul

Commander of the Federal Police Units declared on Saturday the Rapid Response Forces are advancing on al-Hirmat neighborhood northwest of Mosul.

The forces have taken control of the district’s key buildings and evacuated citizens besieged there after it recaptured large parts of the area from the clutches of ISIS terrorists, an informed source told the Baghdad Post.

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, said the Iraqi forces killed 15 terrorists affiliated with ISIS and destroyed eight booby trapped vehicles.

The Iraqi forces are pushing on ISIS in the right bank of Mosul since February 19th with the aid of the US-led coalition.

Most of the city are now ISIS-free, with dozens of the terror group’s operatives are being killed on a daily basis.

Source: The Baghdad Post