VIDEO: Drone films Iraqi army piling up forces near Mosul before attack on ISIS
Spectacular drone footage released by RT’s RUPTLY video agency shows the Iraqi army amassing its forces at the gates of Mosul, preparing to retake the city on Monday as the large-scale government offensive enters its second week.
Scores of Iraqi army armored vehicles have been stationed at a camp on the southeast edge of Iraq’s second-largest city, which has been for two years an Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold. The footage captures vehicles surrounded by the Iraqi army servicemen scattered on the vast camp territory. Some of the excavators are still digging up trenches in last-minute preparations for what is anticipated as a pinnacle of the operation that has been under way for a week already. – READ MORE