Army advances in Mosul as thousands flee from the War

BAGHDAD, Iraq. The Iraqi advance on the jihadist Islamic State (EI) group in eastern Mosul continued its advancement to the Mithaq neighborhood and the army’s warning of the use of “new tactics” by EI fighters, while thousands Of civilians continue to flee from fighting. An elite unit of the Interior Ministry has entered Mithaq district, while anti-terrorist forces have recovered an industrial zone on Tuesday, news agency Europa Press reported. Islamist insurgents are taking advantage of the city’s terrain for their own benefit, hiding car bombs in the narrow streetsRead More