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More than 100 ISIS fighters launch large-scale counterattack on Iraqi forces in Mosul

Qassim Abdul-Zahra reports for AP:

More than 100 Islamic State militants launched a counterattack in Mosul on Wednesday, killing 11 Federal Police and four civilians in clashes that were still underway, Iraqi security officials said.

The wide-scale assault underscored the extremist group's resilience in the city despite months of heavy fighting with Iraqi forces backed by U.S. air power.

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