Inside Mosul: April 17, 2017

Detailed updates from Islamic State militant-held areas of Ninewa province, gathered via Iraq Oil Report's network of reporters and contacts.
Inside Mosul: April 17, 2017
Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) forces move a defused Islamic State car bomb, close to Mosul's Fifth Bridge, Jan. 18, 2017. (RAWAZ TAHIR/Iraq Oil Report)
  • Iraqi forces battle IS militants in Marmat, Bab Sinjar, Maydan, and Old Mosul
  • IS militants shoot mortars into liberated areas, killing eight civilians
  • IS militants launch rockets from rooftops of civilian-inhabited homes to attract airstrikes
  • Suicide bomber kills IS militants inside Tal Afar

Editor's Note: Iraq Oil Report gathers daily updates on security and humanitarian developments inside Mosul city and surrounding IS-held areas in Ninewa province from a network of local reporters, residents, resistance fighters, and IS militants. Because of the physical risks associated with information-gathering in these areas, these reports are not comprehensive, and many cannot be immediately confirmed via multiple, reliable sources. Nonetheless, we believe there is a significant public inter...

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