The battle for Mosul continues as U.S. military advisors join fight


U.S. military advisors fight alongside Iraqi forces in the battle to reclaim Mosul from ISIS.

On Thursday, Iraqi forces, helped by U.S. #Military Advisors, gained access to a huge military base outside of Mosul. This includes the city’s airport as well as control of the runway. Heavy fire exchange with #ISIS was reported. Mosul is Iraq’s second-largest city. Earlier this week to drive IS from Mosul, a major assault was implemented which included a two-pronged advance. Thursday was the first time Iraqi special forces joined the fight for western Mosul. This played a key role in securing the eastern half of the city. Military officials have confirmed that an undisclosed number of U.S. servicemen have suffered battle injuries.

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Sylvia Van Peebles currently lives in the Temecula Valley of Southern California and has a passion for writing. Sylvia has a broad range of experience that allows her to write on many different topics.
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