Inside Mosul: May 6 & 7, 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: May 6 & 7, 2017
Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) forces in the Gogjali suburb of Mosul on Nov. 30, 2016. (PATRICK OSGOOD/Iraq Oil Report)
  • Iraqi forces break IS lines, entering 17-Tamooz neighborhood
  • Amidst several airstrikes targeting IS militants, one strike destroys a school, killing 25 women and children
  • IS militants kill several civilians seeking to flee, and execute four men accused of spying for Iraqi forces
  • Iraqi forces declare liberation of 2nd Msherfa, Kanisa, and Diar Meekhaeil areas

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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