2017-01-10 21:54:00
Isil militants have cut off the water supply to thousands of residents in liberated areas of Mosul, as Iraqi troops continue to make gains against the weakened fighters. The jihadists, who maintain control of the city’s water stations, turned off the supply to more than 30 neighbourhoods yesterday. “There are 10 other districts where the water supply continues, but intermittently,” Hossam al-Abbar, a municipal official from the Nineveh province, confirmed. He said Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) fighters had been given specific orders to attack areas recaptured by the army.