Iraqi forces close two floated bridges in Mosul

 07 Sep 2017 - 12:05

Iraqi forces close two floated bridges in Mosul
A new floating bridge installed by Iraqi military engineers that reconnects two halves of Mosul is seen in the Hawi al-Kaneesa area, south of Mosul, Iraq May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani.


Baghdad: Iraqi security forces closed temporarily the two floating bridges in the heart of the northern city of Mosul after information about ten car bombs coming towards the left coast of the city.

Security forces launched raids and searches throughout the city of Mosul in search of car bombs. None of them has been found so far.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi security forces carried out inspection and raid campaign targeted elements of the ISIS organization in al-Sakra district and Haditha area west of the country. That comes after the organization targeted these forces with three mortar shells.

In a statement, the War Media Cell said that the security forces destroyed three vehicles belonging to ISIS on the Iraqi-Syrian border after being attacked by the organization, while a fourth vehicle managed to escape.