Media: up to 30 civilians were victims of the bombing of Mosul
MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. Up to 30 civilians were killed this week in Mosul in the bombardment of the area controlled by the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). This is with reference to eyewitnesses reported Saturday by Reuters.
Media: militants destroyed all the bridges over the Tigris in Central Mosul
Locals say that on Thursday fighter jets struck at least three missile strikes at the house of one of the major commanders of the IG. He, however, at the moment of attack was in a different place. The bombing resulted in the deaths of dozens of civilians. It is not known who was behind the attack – the US-led international coalition or the Iraqi air force.
Mosul is the administrative centre of Nineveh province more than two years under the control of the IG. The ground phase of the operation on his release began on 17 October. It involves government forces, Shiite militia and Kurdish Peshmerga . They are supported by the Iraqi air force and coalition aircraft led by the United States.
The UN has reported that half of the wounded during the operations in Mosul – civilians
The Pentagon said the release of 70-80% in the Eastern part of Mosul
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