Watch: Startling Drone Footage Shows What Mosul Looks Like After 8 Months Of Fighting- SHTFPlan
Despite being outnumbered 15-1, ISIS forces swiftly captured the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014, before declaring their monstrous caliphate. It was the victory that put them on the map, and it left hundreds of thousands of refugees in its wake. But three years later, Iraqi forces have nearly finished retaking the city, and are in the process of mopping up the few remaining ISIS fighters who are clinging to several acres of territory along the Tigris river. It’s taken 8 months of near constant fighting, but the city of Mosul, which was once the largest city ruled by ISIS, has nearly fallen.
So what does a city look like after being fought over for nearly a year? Recently released drone footage has revealed the extent of the damage, most notably the destruction of the Grand Al-Nuri Mosque, which used to look like this:
But now looks like this after ISIS detonated the building just before it could be captured by Iraqi forces:
Watch: Startling Drone Footage Shows What Mosul Looks Like After 8 Months Of FightingRead about it at: https://www.thescoopradioshow.com/watch-startling-drone-footage-shows-what-mosul-looks-like-after-8-months-of-fighting/
Posted by Francesco Abbruzzino – The Uncensored Report on Tuesday, July 4, 2017
As you can see however, the rest of the city looks pretty bleak as well. That’s because the population has declined from roughly 1,800,000 people to 664,000 people over the past three years.
Take note. This is what a city really looks like when the SHTF.
FAIR USE STATEMENT
This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. The Uncensored Report (“the site”) is making such material available in an effort to further understanding of political, social, economic, and scientific issues, etc. The site asserts this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.