Islamic State detonates 2 bridges to hinder advance of security forces

 Islamic State detonates 2 bridges to hinder advance of security forces

Destroyed Bridge. Representational photo.

Islamic State detonates 2 bridges to hinder advance of security forces
Destroyed Bridge. Representational photo.

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Media officials with the Ministry of Defense (War Media Cell) announced on Tuesday, that the Islamic State extremist group detonated two bridges in the city of Mosul, in order to hinder the advance of security of security forces to the western side of the city.

The officials said in a press statement, “Today, the Islamic State terrorist group detonated the 5th bridge and the iron bridge in the western side of Mosul.”

“The Islamic State detonated the bridges in order to hinder the advance of security forces to the western side of Mousl,” the statement added.

The province of Nineveh is witnessing extensive military operations to retake the city of Mosul that was captured by the Islamic State in June 10, 2014.

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