>> Fighting Islamic State street to street in southern Mosul. Soldiers from Iraq's rapid response unit say the militants remain but have suffered heavy losses. With the help of coalition air support Iraqi forces are squeezing the group from multiple fronts. In a bid to reach the Tigris River bisecting in the city soldiers are also pushing deeper into the east.
Here, they've spotted an Islamic State drone flying overhead.>>
For the people that call Mosul home, the sight of government troops after nearly two years is overwhelming. This man clutching an execution order issued by IS.>>
> The paper which cut short his son's life.
Despite losing chunks of the city, there's still fierce resistance going forward. Losing Mosul will probably spell the end of the Iraqi side of Islamic State's self-start caliphate.