Offensive on Mosul Has Not 'Stalled,' Says Pentagon Spokesperson

Offensive on Mosul Has Not 'Stalled,' Says Pentagon SpokespersonPentagon spokesperson Jeff Davis told reporters today that the coalition of forces fighting ISIS in Mosul has not stalled in its offensive despite reports of roadside explosives and booby traps. Ten-thousand Kurdish forces, 18,000 Iraqi forces and a few thousand Iraqi federal police are involved in the operation on Mosul. Kurdish forces captured a number of small, largely unpopulated villages to the east, according to the AP, who noted that ISIS had unleashed a series of suicide car and truck bomb attacks in retaliation.

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