Iraq: US-led coalition air strike destroys Mosul bridge

(VOVworld) - The US-led coalition in Iraq said it carried out an air strike Tuesday that destroyed a bridge over the Tigris river in central Mosul, preventing ISIS fighters from rotating their forces in the Iraqi city.
Iraq: US-led coalition air strike destroys Mosul bridge - ảnh 1
The US-led coalition in Iraq said it carried out an air strike Tuesday that destroyed a bridge over the Tigris river in central Mosul, preventing ISIS fighters from rotating their forces in the Iraqi city (Source: VNA)
The strike leaves Mosul's oldest bridge, British-built, the only one of 5 still standing in the centre of the city. ISIS was using the destroyed bridge to re-supply their forces on the eastern side of the city and rotate their forces, according to coalition spokesman Colonel John Dorrian.



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