Inside Mosul: May 11, 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 11, 2017
Wreckage of an IS suicide pick-up truck intercepted by Iraqi Special Forces at Bazwaya, 7 kilometers east of Mosul, Nov. 1, 2016. (PATRICK OSGOOD/Iraq Oil Report)
  • Iraqi forces advance in Iqtisadin, 17 July, and Islah al-Zira’a neighborhoods
  • IS militants execute more than 50 civilians in Zanjali neighborhood who had tried to flee
  • Airstrikes hit IS positions in Iqtisadin and Refa’i neighborhoods
  • Iraqi officers claim IS leaders are fleeing toward 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 interest in publishing this reporting.

The Custom Research Service of Iraq Oil Report also collects hard data on violence in IS-held territory, compiles maps and analysis of trends, and tracks economic indicators including commodity prices. For more information, email Custom Research Service Director Jared Levy at

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