A local source based in Nineveh has told Al-Sumaria News on Thursday that more then 20 ISIS checkpoints to the west of Mosul were dismantled and disappeared.

“More than 20 checkpoints belonging to ISIS in the areas of al-Zera’i and Bab al-Taub, west of Mosul, disappeared along with their members in few hours,” the source said.

“The disappearance of the checkpoints reflects the internal collapse of the extremist group, that started to appear obviously with the start of the battle to liberate western Mosul,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

ISIS are losing fighters at a number that cannot be sustained creating a manpower shortage for the terrorist group.

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