A new video titled “Ignition of War” purportedly released by the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq comes out as the terrorist-occupied city is under siege by American coalition forces. The video came out on October 29 and is stated to come from “Wilayat Ninawa,” ISIS’ name for the occupied Nineveh Governorate of Iraq.
It is the second video to come out of the area since the multi-national operation to retake Mosul began. On October 17, ISIS released “Deterring the Hirelings 2,” which showed Islamic State militants executing members of the vigilante “Mosul Brigade.” Watch that video here.
Two weeks ago, the American Coalition, consisting of the Iraqi Army, the Kurdish Peshmerga, Shia militias, Christian militias, and the Turkish Nineveh Guard, descended upon Mosul to free it from the Islamic State. The official operation began on October 17 when it was announced by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
In the video, ISIS militants are shown conducting attacks on coalition forces. Suicide bombers are also shown.
But according to CNN, troops are running into more than just Islamic State militants but also civilian human shields.
However, ISIS terrorists are outnumbered. CBS reports that “Iraq’s state-sanctioned Shiite militias said Sunday that some 5,000 fighters have joined their push to encircle the country’s second-largest city of Mosul.” The additional troops makes ISIS outnumbered 4 to 1.
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