Iraqi PM to declare complete annihilation of Daesh in Mosul: Reports

IRNA – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is expected to declare complete annihilation of Daesh (ISIS) soon, reports said.

In the anniversary of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared caliphate which occurred in July 2014, the informed sources inside the Mosul said that all the streets of Mosul have been cleaned of Daesh elements.

Units of Iraqi Federal Police and the country’s Army are preparing themselves for staging a victory parade in Mosul and no sound of gun shooting could be heard.

Commanders expect that the Iraqi premier statement on end of operation in Mosul to be read by him in the coming hours.

Sources said that al-Abadi will recite the statement of Mosul complete liberation in the liberated city.

Iraqi forces captured on June 29, the wrecked historic mosque of Mosul in which Daesh terrorist group proclaimed its self-styled ‘caliphate’ three years ago.

Taking the Grand al-Nuri Mosque gives a symbolic victory to the Iraqi forces who have been battling for more than eight months to re-capture Mosul, the northern city that served as Daesh’s de-facto capital in Iraq.