MOSUL (QHA) -

The militants of ISIS terrorist organization, using suicide bombers and explosives packed cars, are trying to slow down the course of the military operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul.

A drone has captured footage showing a series of ISIS suicide bomb attacks on Iraqi tanks and equipment in the middle of settlements.

Mosul is the second most important city for the terrorist organization ISIS, which they captured in 2014. In January 2015, the US carried out air strikes on the city, helping Peshmerge to launch a military operation to liberate Mosul. In March 2016, the Iraqi army launched an operation to clean up the city from the ISIS terrorists.

The operation in Mosul began on October 17. The first stage of operation against the ISIS terrorist elements on the Iraqi city of Mosul involves Peshmerga armed forces of regional Kurdish administration in Iraq, the city militia, trained by Turkish military instructors at the Ba`shiqah military base, The Nineveh Plain Protection Units under the command of an Iraqi general in charge of the operation. It is expected to become the biggest battle in Iraq since the US invasion of 2003.

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