Sources have confirmed that coalition warplanes yesterday struck targets south of
Mosul; about 22 ISIL gunmen were killed.
Also yesterday, ISIL personnel abducted a number of journalists from
there has been an announcement that one of them, Muhannad Al-Ugaili, has been
police commander, Khaled Al-Hamdani, announced yesterday that the Interior
Ministry has approved the back salaries of police personnel who have reported
to the training camp located near the Kurdistan Region where they will train
for the liberation of Mosul.
5,000 personnel reported to the camp yesterday and it was announced that they
would be paid their back salaries, as an incentive for others to report for
ISIL yesterday forbade students from
Mosul - who wanted to take their exams in Kirkuk - to leave the city, fearing that they might join
the resistance camps outside Mosul.
They only allowed those who could designate a guarantor of their return
following their exams in Kirkuk.
Civil services in
Mosul are almost
nonexistent; the streets are strewn with garbage because municipal workers have
been slow in removing the piles of rubbish, a situation that has been ongoing
ever since the fall of the city.