By OpsLens Staff:
As the U.S backed Iraqi forces, along with several militias, press in on Mosul, the extremist group is making every effort to make the battle difficult for their enemies. ISIS, who maintains several types of trained militant groups in various locations, has sent several of their suicide squad brigades into Mosul to fend off the push by Iraqi forces. Bridges and other ingress points into the city have been rigged with explosives and growing concerns of chemical weapons use is prevalent among national security experts.
By OpsLens Staff