Iraqi Forces Face Crucial Battles As They Move Into Mosul
Joint forces have been moving in since mid-October. The battle is now expected to be fought "street to street."By Lindsey Pulse | October 31, 2016
Iraqi special forces have moved in on the ISIS-held city of Mosul.
Mosul is a vital hub for ISIS, and an offensive attack by Iraqi troops began in mid-October. Recent numbers from the U.S.-led coalition commander put about 3,000 to 5,000 ISIS fighters inside the city.