Fierce ISIS re­sis­tance as Iraqi troops move on Mo­sul

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Mo­sul: Iraqi forces launched a third front in the of­fen­sive to take back Mo­sul, but ISIS fight­ers put up stiff re­sis­tance, un­leash­ing a wave of ve­hi­cle-borne sui­cide bombers, while leav­ing a deadly trail of hid­den ex­plo­sive de­vices. Iraq’s gov­ern­ment said on Thurs­day its sol­diers ad­vanced from the south and east, while Kur­dish Pesh­merga fight­ers moved in from the north and east on the coun­try’s sec­ond­largest city, now un­der con­trol of Is­lamic State of Iraq and the Le­vant, also known as ISIS. Al Jazeera

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