Iraqi forces strengthen control on newly-liberated areas in west Mosul

2017-03-21 01:00:56 GMT2017-03-21 09:00:56(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

Iraqi federal police forces patrol the street in Alkulat area, western Mosul, Iraq, on March 20, 2017. As Iraqi forces gained more territories in western Mosul, the federal police strengthened their control on the newly-liberated areas and began clearing the improvised explosive devices left by Islamic State group. (Xinhua/Yaser Jawad)