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Mosul battle: Troops retake main government office

Iraqi forces have retaken the main government offices in Mosul as the offensive continues to oust ISISterrorist group.

 

Iraqi forces have retaken the main government offices in Mosul as the offensive continues to oust ISISterrorist group.

The advance could pave the way for an attack on the heavily populated old city, where the militants are still entrenched.

Thousands of civilians are streaming out of the city every day.Mosul is the last stronghold for ISIS in Iraq. The east of the city was recaptured in January.

Iraqi forces launched a surprise attack overnight to storm the government buildings.

 

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