Our sources in
telling us that the Mosul Battalions were able to kill 2 ISIL gunmen in the
Hirmat area west of Mosul
using silenced weapons.
Coalition airstrikes are continuing on ISIL groups near the Mosul Dam, damaging some high-tension electric power cables which led to the shutdown of the dam's water pumps. This has resulted in major water shortages in
Sources are telling us that the city's hospitals are some of the most affected.
ISIL has introduced a ban on
Mosul residents wanting to leave the city
without a guarantor for their return within 10 days. This applies in particular
to young men who might join the training camps that are trying to mobilize as
residents as possible in preparation for the liberation of their city from
the ISIL presence.
The ISIL educational authority - acting as an education ministry - yesterday issued instructions to all of the schools in
Mosul, designating the
first day of the Islamic month of Muharram as the first day of the school year.
The instructions demanded of school administrators to list the names of
students who do not attend school. Also, a committee is to be formed to
transfer students from the abolished to other
colleges. ISIL has already shut down the various branches of the Fine Arts
Institute, and has changed its name to the College
of Fine Arts
and Etching. Institute of Calligraphy