Inside Mosul: Dec. 7, 2016 (CORRECTED)

Detailed updates from Islamic State militant-held areas of Ninewa province, gathered via Iraq Oil Report's network of reporters and contacts.
Inside Mosul: Dec. 7, 2016 (CORRECTED)
Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service forces in the Gogjali suburb on the edge of Mosul, Nov. 30, 2016. (PATRICK OSGOOD/Iraq Oil Report)
  • CTS forces start liberate Ilam, Musarif and and Siha neighborhoods, begin fight for Noor neighborhood
  • 9th Armored Division continues assault toward Tigris riverbank from southeast
  • IS fighters force civilians from several contested Left Bank neighborhoods to flee westward
  • Airstrike destroys IS weapons and ammunition dump in Fasaliya area

CORRECTION: Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story was published under the headline "Inside Mosul: Nov. 7, 2016." The headline has been changed to reflect the correct date.

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 confirmed via multiple, reliable sources. Nonetheless, we believe there is a significant public interest in publishing this reporting, as it gives readers a view of the battle for Mosul from the opposite side of the front lines.

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