IRAQI FORCES SAY STARTED STORMING ISLAMIC STATE HELD MOSUL OLD CITY

Iraqi forces started storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, a military statement said.

The historic district is the last still under control of the militants in the northern Iraqi city, which used to be their capital in Iraq.

The U.S.-backed Iraqi offensive to capture Mosul entered its ninth month on Saturday.

Source: National News Agency