Iraqi troops to enter Mosul in ‘matter of hours,’ counter-terrorism chief says
NEAR MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi special forces are hundreds of meters from ISIS-controlled Mosul and will enter in a “matter of hours”, the country’s counter-terrorism chief said Monday.
“The soldiers of the Counterterrorism Force are advancing very fast. I wouldn’t say a matter of days but matter of hours before advancing and (to) start cleansing the city of Mosul from terrorism,” General Talib Shegati said in an interview with state-run Iraqiya TV.
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