Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Member of Nineveh Provincial Council, Hossam al-Din al-Abbar, declared on Monday, that dozens of the Islamic State’s leaders fled from the city of Mosul toward Syria, while pointed out to finishing the liberation battles of eastern Mosul.
Abbar said in a press statement, “Dozens of vehicles belonging to the Islamic State, carrying leaders and their families, were seen while withdrawing from eastern Mosul toward the Syrian territories,” pointing out that, “The liberation battles of eastern Mosul finished.”
“The western side of Mosul includes 30 neighborhoods and 600 thousand civilians,” Abbar explained. “The liberation battles of western Mosul are expected to be much easier and faster than eastern side,” Abbar further added.
Earlier today, We Are Coming Nineveh Operations Command announced storming al-Rashidiyah area, the last stronghold of the Islamic State in eastern Mosul.