The Iraqi police announced the capture of the underground base used by militants of the terrorist group «Islamic state» and located to the West of Mosul.
According to Lieutenant General Shakir Jawdat, «camp Abu Masud» was located at a depth of ten meters under the ground. The length of the passages was about a mile.
In the Mosul, which has twice been declared exempt, the fighting continued. The militants hold a few enclaves in the Old city. It is assumed that the resistance continues hundreds of jihadists.
In the territories that they still have about 20,000 civilians. Against their homes involved tanks and planes are in the Old town and snipers.
According to the coordinator UN for humanitarian Affairs Lise Grande, the residents are in a desperate situation. She noted that the militants do not allow people to leave their homes under the threat of execution.