Forces Iraq announced the capture of the University of Mosul
The Iraqi Army
The head of the campaign to liberate the city, Abdul Amir Rashid reported on the successful capture of a number of neighborhoods and the campus of the University of Mosul.
Special forces of the Iraqi army on Friday, January 13, continued promotion busy “ISIL” (ISIS) of Mosul.
In the armed forces say they have recaptured from the Islamists, a number of blocks East of the last strongholds of the Islamic state in Iraq and the campus of the University of Mosul.
About this informed the head of the campaign to liberate the city, Abdul Amir Rashid reports Deutsche Welle.
“Anti-terrorist forces also took control of the bridge of Liberty and raised the flag of Iraq. The enemy suffered significant losses of equipment and people,” said the officer. According to Iraqi media released most of the buildings of the University of Mosul, which served as the IG staff . The US defense Department also said that Iraqi forces managed to repel the administrative building of the administration of the province of Nineveh, Reuters reported.
The representative of the anti-terrorism forces, Sabah al-Numan added that special forces had reached the three bridges of Mosul and expect soon release of militants the entire part of the city on the left Bank of the Tigris river that bisects the city.
Using Tiger thrown five bridges, which, according to media reports, in October-December last year was destroyed by air strikes of the international coalition led by the United States. However, on Friday, the commander of Iraqi forces in the Nineveh province told CNN that ID blew up all the bridges over the Tigris in Mosul to stop the advance of opponents.