Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A local source in Nineveh Province revealed that more than 60 families of the Islamic State’s leaders arrived in al-Ba’j area, fleeing from the western side of Mosul, Alsumaria News reported on Saturday.
The source said, “More than 60 families of the Islamic State’s Arab and foreign leaders arrived, today, to al-Ba’j District, fleeing from the western side of the city of Mosul.”
“The fleeing families might move to the Iraqi-Syrian borders towards the city of Raqqa. The migration of the IS families from Mosul is an evidence that security forces will win the battle against the extremist group,” the source added.
Joint security forces, backed by Army Aviation and international coalition air force, continue the battle to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State’s control.