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Iraqi special forces sweep Mosul University for remaining militants: spokesman | Reuters

Iraqi special forces sweep Mosul University for remaining militants: spokesman | Reuters

Iraqi special forces swept through the campus of Mosul University on Sunday to clear it of any remaining Islamic State militants after taking full control of the area, a spokesman said.

A military statement said troops had also taken another area along the eastern bank of the Tigris river, in gains that are bringing more of Islamic State’s last major stronghold in the country under Iraqi forces’ control.

Counter-terrorism service (CTS) troops drove the jihadists back inside the strategically located university complex and seized clusters of buildings…

Source: Iraqi special forces sweep Mosul University for remaining militants: spokesman | Reuters