Iraq conflict: IS bombs kill 17 civilians as Mosul battle rages – BBC News

IS bombs kill 17 civilians in Iraq as the government assault on Mosul continues.

HAWAII INTELLIGENCE DIGEST, 06 November 2016, 00:55 hrs, UTC, Post #16.

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Here’s the latest news concerning the battle for Mosul, Iraq from the BBC.

Recent civilian casualties in the offensive against ISIS/ISIL forces entrenched in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have occurred as families fled from Hawija west of the city of Kirkuk.  Civilians are caught in the middle of an Iraqi army campaign to wrestle control of Mosul from insurgent forces.

On Saturday, 05 November 2016, Iraqi troops and special security teams swept through settlements on the Tigris River just south of Mosul. Currently, Iraqi forces are battling insurgents in the eastern portion of Mosul.

For the latest developments in the battle for Mosul, geopolitical intelligence, military intelligence, terrorism, strategic forecasting, and cyber warfare, please check out the blog sidebars.  These news feeds are updated daily.

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Russ Roberts

Hawaii Intelligence Digest

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