Iraqi forces say started storming Islamic State-held Mosul Old City

Iraqi forces started storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday.

Reuters| Updated: Jun 18, 2017, 12:56 PM IST
Iraqi forces say started storming Islamic State-held Mosul Old City

Iraq: Iraqi forces started storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, a military statement said.

The historic district is the last still under control of the militants in the northern Iraqi city, which used to be their capital in Iraq. 

The U.S.-backed Iraqi offensive to capture Mosul entered its ninth month on Saturday.