The Iraqi military launched an offensive on Mosul airport
Iraqi forces launched a major offensive on the airport in Mosul and camp al-Ghazlani to the South-West of Mosul, according to Sky News Arabia, citing a source.
According to him, Federal police units and rapid reaction forces with air support and heavy artillery began preparations for the assault on the airport. Military managed to destroy most of the fortifications of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG; banned in Russia).
Recall the Iraqi troops with the air support of the international coalition led by the US liberated the Eastern part of Mosul at the end of January. 19 Feb Baghdad announced the beginning of the operation of cleansing from militants and the Western part of the city. Later that same day, the Iraqi army has liberated two villages in the outskirts of Mosul.