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In Iraq, announced the opening of a second front for the destruction of the IG units in the area of ​​Mosul

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The Iraqi military command announced yesterday the opening of a second front to attack the fortified IG area in Mosul, reports RIA News Reuters message.




The agency notes that "the preparation of the second offensive direction was announced a day after the statement of the Iraqi command about the victory over the militants in Fallujah."

“Elite counterterrorism units and two army divisions, with the support of the US-led coalition of countries, moved from Fallujah towards positions in the airfield, which is a key place to capture Mosul”,
reports the publication with reference to the military department.

According to the information, “during the offensive, the security forces liberated two villages and went deeper 20 kilometers along the desert path west of the city of Baiji”.

Recall that Mosul is the largest city in the north of Iraq and the secret capital of the IG in this country.
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  1. Khariton
    Khariton 19 June 2016 10: 03
    +9
    Probably, they often recall Saddam ... They did not live in peace!
    1. siberalt
      siberalt 19 June 2016 10: 17
      +6
      It seems that if it were not for the American coalition, then things in Iraq would have gone faster.
      1. Deniska999
        Deniska999 19 June 2016 10: 52
        0
        Oh, I would hardly ...
  2. sa-ag
    sa-ag 19 June 2016 10: 05
    +2
    The second front, the first under Fallujah ended in nothing
    1. gg.na
      gg.na 19 June 2016 10: 55
      0
      Quote: sa-ag
      the first near Fallujah ended in nothing

      So you wrote everything very precisely good ! And then the pancake is rubbed on the ears of everyone and everywhere that they are damn victorious!
    2. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 19 June 2016 12: 20
      +1
      Center Falluji took. ISIS mostly fled to Mosul, part
      died in the suburbs still fighting.
  3. Barakuda
    Barakuda 19 June 2016 10: 10
    +8
    The country that fought with Iran is asking for help in attacking ONE city. Not bad mattresses worked.
    1. kolyhalovs
      kolyhalovs 19 June 2016 12: 18
      0
      The country that fought with Iran was Sunni. And with a stretch, we can assume that now that country has moved under the black banners. So that country is just in that city. And which is characteristic, it is again fighting with Iran (well, among others).
  4. valent45
    valent45 19 June 2016 10: 20
    +1
    Well, let the Amer coalition in Iraq fight and do nothing to do in Syria!
  5. iliitchitch
    iliitchitch 19 June 2016 10: 21
    +1
    Really clean up? Are you kidding . With the first successes, the Iraqis will fly from the sky from the coalition, or the shaitans will "suddenly" have operational plans. The slaughter was and will be stupid.
  6. sergey2017
    sergey2017 19 June 2016 10: 33
    +1
    It is necessary to clean Mosul, but first shut off the ISIS oxygen, and for this take an airfield! In general, Iraqis are great!
  7. gg.na
    gg.na 19 June 2016 10: 52
    0
    I think what this is another fraud of partner partners and not the second damn front! bully
  8. LÄRZ
    LÄRZ 19 June 2016 11: 02
    0
    with the support of the air force a US-led coalition of countries
    And open at least four fronts with the Americans, there will be little sense. Well, they will capture Mosul, dance their victory, and then what? The Americans in Iraq need "controlled chaos" and they will maintain this state. They will begin to strangle ISIS "specifically" and support them. Well these are the Americans.
  9. Blackmokona
    Blackmokona 19 June 2016 15: 28
    0
    Iraq is the territory of the United States, they just need peace and stability there. It is in Syria and Iran that they need a war, here it should not be confused. Prior to US intervention, ISIS already covered Baghdad.