Iraqi forces arrested ISIS’s “Industry Minister” and his assistant on Tuesday, Al Arabiya’s correspondent reported.
Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rashid Aar Allah also announced that Iraqi forces liberated the village of Sheikh Mohammed East of Badush and raised the Iraqi flag over the buildings after conquering ISIS.
Lt. Raed Shaker Jawda also announced that the quick reaction force at the Fedeal police freed 90 percent of the old city, and is 100 meters away from the old bridge. He added that the federal police freed the Bad Jadid district area in the old city of Mosul, and approached the Bab al Bidh area.
He explained that the military units adopted the tactic of slow victory to protect civilians because of the population density of central Mosul especially since ISIS is using residents as human shields.