On Saturday, the Anti-Terrorism Directorate announced the killing of seven members of the Islamic State, after have repulsed their attack using booby-trapped vehicles and motorcycles, in eastern Mosul. The declaration of the commander:“Troops of the Anti-Terrorism Directorate repulsed, this morning, a fierce attack launched by ISIS using a car bomb and a number of suicide bombers on Hayy al-Bareed, in eastern Mosul.” and added “The [Anti-Terrorism] forces managed to kill seven suicide bombers, as well as detonating the vehicle before reaching the security forces”.
Nineveh Operations Command announced on Wednesday “ we are coming”, the Anti-Terrorism Directorate completely liberated Hayy al-A’lam in the city of Mosul. Lieutenant General Abdel Amir Yarallah, commander of the operation, has said in a press statement, “Anti-Terrorism forces fully liberated Hayy al-A’lam, as well as raising Iraqi flag over its buildings.” and “The [Anti-Terrorism] forces liberated the area after inflicting heavy human and material losses on the enemy,” Yarallah added. International coalition and Iraqi Aviation continue their military operations to retake Nineveh from the ISIS control.