Inside Mosul: April 5, 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 5, 2017
U.S. Special Forces M-ATVs south of Mosul airport, shortly after an Islamic State IED denoted by their position, Feb. 23, 2017. (PATRICK OSGOOD/Iraq Oil Report)
  • Dozens of civilians caught in crossfire between IS and Iraqi ground forces
  • Federal Police and RRD advance into Yarmuk, killing 25 IS militants
  • Foreign IS member (reportedly Russian) and family evicted by IS in property dispute
  • Airstrike in Iqtisadin neighborhood allegedly killed IS official in charge of soldiers endowment for Wilayat Ninewa

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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