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Bridges have been targeted to cut off the arrival of new militants from the east and into the west, as well as to stop the arrival of vehicle bombs that were targeting Iraqi security forces in eastern Mosul, Davis said, adding that freeing the city from the Islamic State would take some time.
It is nearly three times the figure for October, when the government launched a major offensive to retake the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State.
"The number of civilians killed in November was 926, and the number of civilians injured was 930".
Iraqi displaced people, who fled the violence in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, line up during a distribution of basic household items on December 3, 2016. State-sanctioned militias are holding territory to the west of Mosul, but are not expected to enter the mostly Sunni city. The group took over the city in June 2014, and immediately afterwards ISIS announced its self-proclaimed Caliphate.
Iraqi forces have entirely surrounded Mosul and now, 45 days into the battle, their focus is on consolidating recent gains before pressing forward with the offensive.
Despite attempts by the militants to keep prices stable, and the arrest last week of dozens of shopkeepers accused of hiking prices, the trader said food had become more expensive and fuel prices had tripled. ISIS has also used booby traps, homemade bombs and snipers to slow the sweeping gains made by Iraqi forces in the open fields surrounding Mosul into grinding urban warfare. Many of them have taken shelter in the nearby village of Faziliyah.
He said his men also captured Qadissiyah-2, bringing to 23 the number of neighbourhoods retaken by special forces in the eastern sector since the campaign to recapture the city began on October 17. "Daesh attacked at dawn to try to control the village Tal Zalat", said Karim Nouri.
One official said IS militants breached the defenses of Shiite militiamen at a village west of the northern Iraqi town of Tal Afar.
Fighting continued into Saturday, he added, without providing details.
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Iraqi forces have been approaching the city from the east, the southeast and the north, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said, noting forces from two axes have already entered Mosul.
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