The Iraqi prime minister, Haider Jawad Kadhim Al-Abadi has reportedly said that the last Isis fighters have now been driven out of Mosul which is where they first declared their ‘caliphate’.
After a nine month offensive, he declared ‘victory’ over so-called Islamic State.
Around 30 Isis fighters were killed trying to escape by swimming across the Tigris river, despite previously vowing to fight to the death.
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