Command operating in Mosul, Iraqi forces reported that in the Old city are four pockets of resistance fighters of the terrorist group «Islamic state».
«We still have to release jihadists from the areas of al-Nujeifi, AC-Shed, and part Lakasha and Women Jadida», — declared the head operating in the Mosul police General Shakar Jawdat.
On 29 June, the Iraqi defense Ministry issued a statement, according to which Mosul is completely liberated from the militants, and in the Old city there is the continued resistance of the militant group. «The power of ISIS in Mosul has come to an end,» said the defense Ministry.
Iraqi media said that in the ranks of the militants «Islamic state» was split, and many of the jihadists have decided to abandon armed resistance. It was also reported that the militants knocked out of the ruins of the Mosul mosque an-Nuri, who was the symbol of the city.