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Iraqi forces raise flag over Mosul University

Residents fleeing Mosul said university had been largely destroyed by airstrikes and artillery fire

AP | PTI  |  Mosul 

Iraqi special forces raised the Iraqi flag above buildings within the Mosul University complex as they battled Islamic State militants for control of the city, according to senior Iraqi officers and the US-led coalition. The troops entered the university grounds in the morning hours and by afternoon they had taken control of a neighbourhood on the northeastern edge of the university compound and the technical institute within the campus, according to special forces Brig. Gen. Haider Fadhil and Maj. Gen. Sami al-Aridi. By evening, Iraqi forces had also taken control of the ...

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Iraqi forces raise flag over Mosul University

Residents fleeing Mosul said university had been largely destroyed by airstrikes and artillery fire

Residents fleeing Mosul said university had been largely destroyed by airstrikes and artillery fire Iraqi special forces raised the Iraqi flag above buildings within the Mosul University complex as they battled Islamic State militants for control of the city, according to senior Iraqi officers and the US-led coalition. The troops entered the university grounds in the morning hours and by afternoon they had taken control of a neighbourhood on the northeastern edge of the university compound and the technical institute within the campus, according to special forces Brig. Gen. Haider Fadhil and Maj. Gen. Sami al-Aridi. By evening, Iraqi forces had also taken control of the ... image
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Iraqi forces raise flag over Mosul University

Residents fleeing Mosul said university had been largely destroyed by airstrikes and artillery fire

Iraqi special forces raised the Iraqi flag above buildings within the Mosul University complex as they battled Islamic State militants for control of the city, according to senior Iraqi officers and the US-led coalition. The troops entered the university grounds in the morning hours and by afternoon they had taken control of a neighbourhood on the northeastern edge of the university compound and the technical institute within the campus, according to special forces Brig. Gen. Haider Fadhil and Maj. Gen. Sami al-Aridi. By evening, Iraqi forces had also taken control of the ...

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