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Iraqi Forces Slow Advance on Mosul’s Eastern Side – Voice of America

Iraqi troops inside the embattled city of Mosul slowed their advance Sunday on the city’s eastern front where Islamic State militants have taken over neighborhoods. “There are a lot of civilians, and we are trying to protect them,” said Lieutenant Colonel Muhanad al-Timimi. “This is one of the hardest battles that we’ve faced till now.” …