Iraqi Forces Set Up Shelter From Islamic State Sniper in W. Mosul

Iraqi forces pushed further into Mosul’s old city, advancing to the Old Bridge on March 14. Iraqi military also recaptured the Ashur Hotel and Khuder mosque the day before, according to Iraqi Media.

This video shows Iraqi forces setting up a shelter to protect against an Islamic State sniper’s bullets while crossing to the Ashur Hotel. The video also shows scenes from Aleppo Street.

Iraqi police forces were also reported to have taken the Nineveh rail station and the nearby Baghdad Garage. Credit: YouTube/Al Mawsleya via Storyful