Huda Jassim, agencies (Baghdad)
Iraqi forces tightened yesterday blockade around Mosul in Nineveh province in the framework of preparations for a major operation to liberate it from the control of the organization «Daash», where there are fierce battles amid reports that the evacuation of the organization some positions inside the connector of a sudden, while fighting continued in Sinjar, north of Mosul, where conducting Maholan to edit part Southern them. In Baiji in Salahuddin province battles continued for the fourth consecutive day, while advancing extremists in Anbar province, amid expectations the fall of the hand-Baghdadi and gray as a whole in the hands of the organization, the American forces have beefed up their presence base «Ein al-Assad» west of Ramadi, 300 US troops with armored force and three Apache aircraft . And resulted in battles and air raids and bombings killed 18 civilians and soldiers and 26 insurgents from «Daash».
Sources from within the city of Mosul, the elements in the organization «Daash» evacuated their positions suddenly yesterday morning and disappeared from the streets of the city.
Eyewitnesses of this sudden act surprised, while others said they withdrew out of
fear of the security forces accompanied by Peshmerga forces and Sunni tribes, which seized control of the Nineveh Plain and Tall Afar and northern Mount Sinjar.
And announced the US Department of Defense (Pentagon) that US warplanes and of the States and the international coalition, carried out 12 air strikes against sites «Daash» near the cities of Sinjar and Tal Afar, Ramadi, Mosul and the base of Lion Air west of Ramadi, which connected 300 US troops with armored force and three Apache aircraft, to support There are tribes where fierce battles take place.
Security sources said that the latest developments on the ground in Anbar, according to the progress of the extremists, with continued fighting on several fronts, central air strikes carried out by coalition aircraft on extremist sites.
Tribal sources announced that the formation of the National Guard is the way to confront the extremists in Anbar, with reference to the tribal members began to prepare for the involvement of children in the nucleus of a force that is to set up.
According to security and tribal sources yesterday that 11 tanks and armored vehicles entered the West to spend the narrators of Anbar, noting that «Daash transfer organization over the past few days reinforcements to Anbar, in preparation for more attacks, especially in the modern judiciary and hand-Baghdadi».
In Salahuddin 6 of the militias «the popular crowd, killing» and wounding 32 others battles yesterday, the organization «Daash» Iraqi army in Hawija marine area and Albu AIFAN near Dhuluiya, and managed through the army from entering the two regions Ihtlhma «Daash» before withdrawing again, after battles and bombing tank mined.
Two people were killed and eight others wounded when a roadside bomb 5 successively in western town of Tuz military district.
In Kirkuk yesterday, witnesses reported that the elements of «Daash» blew host Sheikh prominent clan in the village of Zab Ahalouat district west of the city.
Regulatory elements as the face off the networks and internet lines are processed for the neighborhoods and villages of Hawija and aspects of Zab, Riyadh and Abbasi and Rashad and the forum until further notice.
In Diyala security forces killed 17 militants of «Daash» during a security operation carried out on the villages of the island to spend Muqdadiyah.
Peshmerga forces clashed with the North hand Saadia extremists, killing nine members of the organization.
Seven civilians were killed and five others fall of five mortar shells at dawn yesterday, the military inspired neighborhood crystal inspired engineers amid Muqdadiya district, killing three civilians and wounded five others when a roadside bomb central Baquba.
Security forces found three unidentified bodies and with gunshot wounds inside a horticultural district of Abu Saida.
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