Daily Sabah: Statistics stunned the world with record number of refugees from Mosul
On Monday, the Iraqi Ministry for displacement and migration announced in a written statement that due to ongoing clashes in Mosul and around it since the beginning of military operations against the terrorist group “ISIS”, a total of 335 000 displaced people.
The statement also says,
the number of migrants who return to Eastern and Western areas of Mosul, freed
from ISIS (banned in Russia – ed.) reached 81 000 people.
Meanwhile, the representative of the Iraqi
Department of the red Crescent EDI Rafid said that the situation of displaced persons
as a result of ongoing clashes in Western Mosul is getting worse every
“The crisis exacerbated the bad
weather conditions. The operation for sending the civilians who want to escape from
the conflict zone to safe areas and camps, takes many hours and sometimes
even days,” said Rafid .
October 17, Iraqi forces
security forces begin operation to liberate the city of Mosul, which is
under the control of ISIS since June 2014.
By the end of January the Iraqi
troops successfully liberated the Eastern part of the city, and clean-up operations
Western districts from February 19.
Recall, the US has nominated ISIS killer an ultimatum to Mosul.
According to Daily Sabah – translation version