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    The military operation to iberate Iraq's second largest city of Mosul from Daesh terrorists could be completed in one-two weeks, according to an Iraqi security source.

    CAIRO (Sputnik) — The operation to liberate Iraq's second largest city of Mosul from Daesh terrorists may take up to two weeks, an Iraqi security source said Monday.

    "I am expecting the military operation to be completed in one-two weeks, but, as we all know, it is impossible to guess correctly the exact date of the end of any military operation," the source said.

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced late on Sunday the start of the military operation to retake Mosul from the Daesh militants.

    According to local media, about 30,000 Iraqi soldiers and 4,000 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are taking part in the operation, backed by artillery and air strikes carried out by the US-led international coalition.

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