"Almost all children in this ward are from the embattled city of Mosul".
General Shaban Nasiri, high-ranking commander of the IRGC, was killed during clashes with the IS in the area between Qairawan and Baaj on May 26.
Speaking at a news conference in London, Dillon explained that the remaining ISIS militants control less than 10 square kilometers of the city, adding that cleansing this area is hard to control and constitutes a great challenge.
Iraqi forces said they made gains in a new assault on IS there on Saturday.
IS militants have deployed snipers, suicide auto bombers and suicide attackers on foot, the officers said.
Now over the past couple of days, there has been an uptick in the hostilities between both sides after the Iraqi forces announced a launch of a new offensive to take over the old city.
The commander of the Diyala Battalion of Iraq's Special Operations Forces, Maj Kinani hunched over the screen of his smartphone in the gloom of an abandoned home in the city's Saha district, watching the progress of yellow dots - his men - against the dark blue dots of the enemy. One of the worst incidents came on March 17, where the Pentagon determined a USA airstrike set off secondary explosives laid by IS; the ensuing blast killed more than 100 civilians sheltering in a home in western Mosul.
The Pentagon said recently that ISIS has lost 55,000 square kilometers of territory and regained none of it.
On Friday, Iraqi forces dropped thousands of leaflets over western Mosul, telling those in their homes to flee.
When the operation to retake Mosul was launched last October, the United Nations estimated more than a million civilians were still living in the city.
The enclave covers mainly the Old City centre and three adjacent districts alongside the western bank of the Tigris river. The move is an abrupt shift from past instructions that have mostly told civilians to stay in place until the fighting is over.
While U.S. -backed forces have fought inside Mosul during the operation to retake it from IS, Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces have largely operated in the deserts to the west cutting supply lines and attempting to begin securing Iraq's border with Syria. The Iraqi government said more than 742,000 people have left Mosul and surrounding areas since the offensive began.
Residents in Mosul started to observe the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on Saturday after three years under ISIS rule who imposed rigorous Shariaa laws on the population including mandatory wearing of burqa and niqab for women.
The battle has taken a heavy toll on civilians, pushing hundreds of thousands to flee, while hundreds more have been killed or wounded.
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