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{UAH} Kaweesi murder: 21 unanswered questions

Ugandans are yet to come to terms with the brutal murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

The fallen Police spokesman was assassinated together with his body guard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Mambewa last Friday near his home in Kulambiro, a suburb of Kampala.

The killers are still at large however security has arrested a number of suspects.

The grisly incident leaves hallmarks of previous murders of prominent government officials and businessmen sparking a wide debate whether the assassinations are executed by same people.

Kaweesi's death has generated numerous theories as to why the senior officer was shot.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while eulogizing the deceased at his residence in Kulambiro expressed anger over criminals who have penetrated security particularly Police.

Museveni said these criminals are used by bad cops to eliminate fellow officers. He ordered IGP Gen Kale Kayihura to hastily clean the Force.

The media has since Kaweesi's unfortunate demise published a number of reports as to what could have compelled the unknown killers to pull the trigger.

Some reports indicate that Kaweesi had foiled dubious procurement deals conducted by top officers and therefore he was perceived as a threat.

Other reports have it that Kaweesi had used his position to amass wealth through illegal channels.

With Police yet to bust the racket of these heatless killers, a number of questions still linger many heads.

These are unanswered questions in this puzzle;

The recent development is that Kaweesi feared for his life and confided in a certain priest that someone vowed to kill him, so did Kaweesi ever reveal this to his wife?

And which priest?

When did Kaweesi tell the priest?

What did the priest do? Did he report the matter to the authorities?

After the death has the priest told anyone the details he shared with Late Kaweesi..

Did Kaweesi tell his bodyguard about this matter so that he could be alert to combat any possible attack?

Has Police asked Kaweesi's wife Annette if she knew about the threats her hubby received?

If Kaweesi received threats, did he divulge this to his bosses and possibly seek heavy deployment and a patrol truck?

If Kaweesi didn't tell his boss or the wife, was suspicious of them too?

And if he told them what did they do?

As AIGP did he have guards at home?

If yes, the shooting happened a few metres from his home and lasted for 10 minutes as reported in the media..why didn't they intervene to save his boss?

Is an AIGP entitled to a patrol car?

If not why?

Reports further indicate that Kaweesi had powerful weapons (AK47) in car boot, did he have them?

Has police established the type of weapons the assailants used?

Has police ascertained Kaweesi's last movements?

Where is Kaweesi's phone?

What was his last call he received or made?

IGP Kayihura told media that he last talked to Kaweesi on the fateful Friday morning. After talking to his boss how many people did Kaweesi talk to on phone until his death?

The shooting lasted for 10 minutes did Kaweesi attempt to call anyone for help?


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{UAH} Kaweesi shooting: Kayihura reshuffles police commanders

Kaweesi shooting:  Kayihura reshuffles police commanders

The Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura has reshuffled 48 regional and district police commanders.

The transfers have been announced on Thursday evening through a radio message and they take immediate effect.

"The following transfers/appointments are ordered with immediate effect," Kayihura's message says.

The development comes high on heels of a senior police officer Andrew Felix Kaweesi's assassination that has sent shivers down the security spine.

The killers are still at large as Police and its sister security agencies investigate the brutal murder.

Kayihura promised the nation that the assailants will be arrested and dealt with accordingly.


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{UAH} No money for CCTV cameras – Finance Minister Kasaija

No money for CCTV cameras – Finance Minister Kasaija

Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija
Minister of Finance, Matia Kasaija while addressing journalists at his office. File Photo.

Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija says his Ministry has no money for procurement of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera needed to secure the country.

President Museveni last week directed the ministry of Finance and the police to urgently work out a plan for procurement and installation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in all major towns and along highways.

Mr. Museveni in an address following the murder of former Assistant Inspector General of Police, Andrew Felix Kawesi, his body guard, Kenneth Erau and diver Godfrey Mambewa said the idea of CCTV cameras has been under consideration but postponed due to competing priorities.

Kasaija while answering questions from journalists at the Media Centre in Kampala said there is no money for the camera. He hastily added that the money can be got.

He said the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Uganda Police were yet to hand him the cost and quantity of the CCTV camera.

The President's CCTV camera directive has generated mixed response from the general public and some government officials.

One of the major points of discussion is whether the country can afford the cost of installing the cameras given the current financial difficulties that will see most of the ministries operating under a 10% budget cut in the coming financial year.

The Uganda Police Force's Directorate of Research headed by Edward Ochom last year carried out a countrywide assessment in which it identified site where to locate the camera.
Edward Ochom could not be reached for comment about the cost and quantity of CCTV cameras required.

For Kampala, the cameras were to be located in Kampala streets and those in the neighboring Wakiso and Mukono districts.

Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura in a statement following Kawesi's murder said the decision to procure and install CCTV cameras in the city, all major towns and along the highways will greatly assist Police to fight and defeat these thugs.

He however noted that the police have not been deterred by absence of CCTV camera and other security technologies, to fight and succeed in the fight against violent thuggery.
Kayihura said Police using traditional methods of criminal investigations had been able to fight the criminals.

The country has since 2014 witnessed a number of murders by attackers riding on motor cycles.Those murdered in a similar manner include the late Joan Kagezi, Major Kiggundu, Sheikh Bahiga, Sheikh Doctor Muwaya, Shiekh Kirya among others.

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{UAH} If CNN's New Russia Report Is True, We May Be Seeing the Beginning of the End of Donald Trump's Presidency

http://www.gq.com/story/russia-donald-trump-cnn-report?mbid=social_facebook

Donald Trump is in the middle of a non-stop waking nightmare. Every single day finds the nation's most powerful conspiracy theorist at the center of what might be the biggest conspiracy in our nation's history. And unlike the theories Trump likes to push (Obama having Trump's "wires tapped," Obama not being born in America, etc.), more and more this one seems like the real deal.

Yesterday reports came out that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had worked for a Russian oligarch with the intention of furthering Vladimir Putin's interests in the United States. That alone would usually make for the latest in a long line of bad weeks for the administration. Not unlike the week where Michael Flynn was fired because of his failure to disclose his Russian connections or the week where attorney general Jeff Sessions had to recuse himself from any Russia investigation due to his lying under oath about his own contact with Russian officials during the campaign. Yes, if that was the last bad news for the administration on the Russia front, it would already have been a shitty week...

It was not the last bad news for the administration on the Russia front.

Last night CNN reported that it looks like the FBI's investigation into whether or not the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to swing the election may be looking bad for Donald Trump.

The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign, US officials told CNN.

This is partly what FBI Director James Comey was referring to when he made a bombshell announcement Monday before Congress that the FBI is investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, according to one source.

Now at this moment, the investigation is still ongoing and that evidence is not yet conclusive, so we don't know exactly what happened. But we do know that the deeper everyone (the press and the intelligence community alike) dig into this story, the more and more shady shit they find. And not just that, each revelation has been more damning than the last. If this pattern continues we may be witnessing the beginning of the end of Donald Trump's presidency.

Look, I can hear some of you calling me a cuck and a snowflake and saying that this is all circumstantial evidence, and sure, that's fair. But there are two important things to remember about that. The first is that "where there's smoke, there's fire" may be a tired metaphor, but that doesn't mean that it's not true. The second is that The White House's posture in all of this has not been to vindicate itself. Rather, Donald Trump and Sean Spicer have repeatedly lied openly and tried to distract the press with garbage theories and doublespeak. And the closer this investigation gets, the more desperate they've become.



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{UAH} Kaweesi received ‘I will kill you’ message

http://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1449301/kaweesi-received-kill-message

It has emerged that two days prior to the assassination of Assistant Inspector General of Police, Andrew Felix Kaweesi, the slain officer met a Catholic priest and confided in him about his fears for his life.

Sources close to the priest say Kaweesi showed him a text message on his cell phone (Kaweesi's) that read: "I will kill you."

The message was sent by a cellphone number which was not registered.

The priest, who took a screenshot of the text message, reportedly wondered why unregistered numbers were still in use.

Kaweesi reportedly told the priest how he had thwarted a fraudulent transaction by a high-ranking police officer.

Kaweesi, 43, was murdered last Friday together with his driver and bodyguard in Kulambiro, Kampala as they were leaving his home headed for work.

He is survived by a widow and children.

The fallen senior policeman was laid to rest at his ancestral home at Kitwekyanjovu village in Kyanzanga, Lwengo district.

Some arrests have been made since then. - See more at: http://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1449301/kaweesi-received-kill-message#sthash.Wb7PV7Jq.Sy88cGIA.dpuf

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{UAH} "Donald Trump is about to be "schooled" on how Washington really works"

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{UAH} Leak-Hating Devin Nunes Reveals Leak And It Smells Like Bullsh*t

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{UAH} 14-year-old Muslim boy dubbed ‘the human calculator’ becomes a British university’s youngest employee teaching adults maths

http://muslimcouncil.org.hk/14-year-old-muslim-boy-dubbed-the-human-calculator-becomes-a-british-universitys-youngest-employee-teaching-adults-maths/

He may be younger than their children but one of Britain's brainiest children, a Muslim, has been hired by a University to help adults with their sums as reported by Daily Mail.

Yasha Asley, 14, is employed by the University of Leicester – where he is also a degree student – to run tutorials.

He became the youngest ever student at the University and is now the youngest ever employee.

Read Also: 18-year-old inspiring Muslim gets into university despite caring for his severely sick mother and little sister

Yasha was interviewed and offered the paid job when he was just 13–years old – beating adult applicants. Admin staff had to apply to Leicester city council for special permission to employ him because he was so young.

The weekly tutorials Yasha runs are for adult students who need help and support solving problems following lectures. Proud Yasha said:

'I am having the best years of my life. I love going to university and I love my new job helping other students.

No more school uniform for me thank you very much.'

Yasha, who has been dubbed a 'human calculator', is now in his final year and plans to start a Phd when he finishes his course.

The child genius attended a state primary school before winning his place to study degree level maths at just 12 years old in 2014.

He was the first child in the world to achieve an A grade in maths A Level scoring 100 per cent and 99 per cent in two of the six papers when he was just 8 years old.

He passed more A levels in maths and statistics aged 9 and 10.

After finishing year 6 at primary he went straight to University. Of his achievements, Yasha said:

'I love maths because it is an exact science. It is the only science where you can prove what you say is correct. It is so easy and an enjoyable subject to study.'

Proud father Moussa Asley, 53, who raised him single-handedly at their home in Leicester, said his son had been made welcome by staff and students alike.

Mr Asley, who drives his son to lectures every day, said:

'I am just so proud watching him flourish and grow doing something he loves.

He is so good at understanding problems and explaining them in a clear way he is perfect for the job.'


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{UAH} THE FBI THEORY OF TRUMP-PUTIN COLLUSION IS TOAST

The FBI’s Conspiracy Theory of a Trump/Putin Collusion Has No Clothes — Paul Craig Roberts

Paul Craig Roberts

Unable to provide an ounce of evidence that a Trump/Putin conspiracy stole the presidential election from Hillary Clinton, the corrupt US “intelligence” agencies are shifting their focus to social media and to Internet sites such as Alex Jones and Breitbart. Little doubt the FBI investigation will trickle down to Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept, Zero Hedge, the Ron Paul Institute, Nomi Prins, Naked Capitalism, Lew Rockwell, Global Research, antiwar.com, and to others on the PropOrNot, Harvard Library, and Le Monde lists, such as top Reagan administration officials David Stockman and myself. It is extraordinary that the FBI is so desperate to protect the budget of the military/security complex that it brings such embarrassment to itself. Who in the future will believe any FBI report or anything a FBI official says?

Those behind this “investigation” understand that it is so ridiculous that they must give it gravity and credibility. They selected two reporters, Peter Stone and Greg Gordon, in the McClatchy News Washington Bureau, who fit Udo Ulfkotte’s definition of “bought journalists.” Hiding behind anonymous sources—“two people familiar with the inquiry” and “sources who spoke on condition of anonymity”—the presstitutes fell in with the attack on independent media, reporting that one former US intelligence official said: “This may be one of the most highly impactful information operations in the history of intelligence.” http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article139695453.html

Wow! A totally ridiculous “investigation” is one of the most important in history. The implication is that the Russians are operating through scores or hundreds of independent media sites to control how Americans vote.

There was once a time in America when people were skeptical of anonymous sources. It was widely understood that anyone could tell a reporter anything and that a reporter could claim an anonymous source whether or not the source existed. Perhaps it was the Watergate “investigation” by the Washington Post that gave anonymity credibility. The Post’s reports made it sound like any sources ratting on Nixon’s perfidy was at risk of their lives, and the subtle emphasis on risk gave anonymity credibility.

The real story under our noses is not a Trump/Putin/independent media conspiracy to steal the presidential election. The real story is the totally obvious collusion between the Hillary forces, the US print and TV media (with the partial exception of Fox News), and the CIA and FBI to steal the Democratic nomination from Bernie Sanders, the presidential election from Donald Trump, and to delegitimize Trump’s election.

The theft of the nomination from Sanders is precisely what the leaked Podesta emails show. The totally one-sided presstitute support for Hillary and full-scale assault on Trump clearly show the presstitutes participation in the collusion. The extraordinary lies told in public by Obama’s CIA Director John Brennan clearly demonstrate the CIA’s lead in the attempted frame-up of Trump and his team. FBI Director Comey’s statement the day before the presidential election that the FBI had once again cleared Hillary of criminal charges sent the Dow up 371 points and set the stage for a Hillary election victory.

Why are not any of these hard facts in the news?

Why, instead, do the presstitutes and “intelligence” agencies report nothing but fake news, supported by anonymous “sources”? Why is a false reality being constructed, and the hard facts ignored?

Note another extremely strange feature of our strange time. Elements of the liberal/progressive/left portray President Trump as a member of the One Percent operating for the One Percent against the people and filling his government up with generals and his budget with more military spending. Why then is Trump under full-scale assault from the military/security complex? Why are they working to contradict, delegitimize and impeach their own agent?

If Americans were a thinking people, or even a people capable of thought, how could such inconsistent disinformation dominate public discussion?

What we should be scared about is that in America today, facts cannot compete with lies.

The McClatchy story describing a pointless investigation as one of the most important in history is working its way through the media. See:

http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la-na-essential-washington-updates-some-right-wing-sites-under-1490115530-htmlstory.html

http://dailycaller.com/2017/03/21/fbi-probing-breitbart-infowars-in-russian-influence-investigation/

http://news.antiwar.com/2017/03/21/fbis-russia-probe-turns-focus-on-social-media-bots/print/

Are we to conclude that America’s corrupt and disloyal “intelligence” agencies are a direct threat to democracy, that they are committed to overthrowing Trump’s presidency in a “color revolution,” that, unable to provide any evidence whatsoever for their conspiracy theory of a Trump/Putin collusion to steal the presidential election, the “intelligence” agencies have moved on to the discredit the independent Internet media that are in the way of the “intelligence” agencies’ control over explanations?

It is a hard fact that the Democrats, US “intelligence,” and the presstitutes are absolutely determined to control the explanations given to the American people and the wider world.

The Agents are out in force, and Neo is nowhere in sight.

The demonization of Russia and the extraordinary level of tension that the ignorant and foolish Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama regimes created with Russia are disconcerting, indeed, frightening to those, such as myself, Patrick Buchanan, and Stephen Cohen, who experienced the long decades of the Cold War. We have never seen such highly provocative, entirely gratuitous behavior of one nuclear power toward another as the behavior of the US toward Russia over the past six presidential terms. What the Cold Warriors of the time experienced was a gradual buildup of mutual trust that enabled Reagan and Gorbachev to end the Cold War and remove the threat of nuclear Armageddon.

In contrast, the Clinton, Bush, and Obama regimes, the FBI, CIA, NSA, the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, NPR, MSNBC, and the rest of the presstitutes, the right-wing Republicans, such as Lindsey Graham, John McCain, and Ben Sasse, the Democratic Party, and the liberal/progressive/left have convinced Russia, in the words of Russia’s President Putin, that “we cannot trust the United States.”

This “achievement” of these idiots comprises the greatest crime humans have committed in their entire history. The atomic bombs with which the Americans gratuitously destroyed two Japanese cities are mere pop guns compared to the thermo-nuclear weapons of today. Some of the crazed neoconservatives erroneously believe that Russia is not sufficiently well-armed to respond to US aggression, but the fact of the matter is that Russia’s strategic weapons are superior and more powerful than those of the US.

How can it be anything other than a death wish for European governments to be egging on conflict with Russia, for women marching not against war but against Trump for wanting to reduce tensions with Russia, for US “intelligence” to be totally committed to orchestrating a “Russian threat” that all but guarantees thermo-nuclear war? One would think that people would be marching in favor of reduced tensions with Russia and demanding that Trump deliver on this promise, not that they would be out opposing Trump. What is the importance of Identity Politics compared to nuclear war?

How can Americans, Democrats, Republicans, Greens, Europeans, Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders, and Japanese contain their outrage against the governments that are putting the life of the planet at risk for nothing except the budget and power of the US military/security complex? Trump is silly to roll back environmental protections, but this pales in comparison to the environmental damage of thermo-nuclear war.

How can the left-wing be lost in Identity Politics while the life of the planet is being put at extreme risk?

Why did CounterPunch recently and suddenly abandon the working class and peace and take up the cause of the victim groups of Identity Politics— women, blacks, homosexuals, lesbians, transgendered, and Muslim refugees (see Eric Draitser CP, Vol. 24, No. 1), the cause of the EU and globalism (see http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/03/20/brexit-nationalism-and-the-damage-done/ ) which benefits only the One Percent, and the demonization of Trump and Putin? Perhaps it is only a coincidence, but CounterPunch’s collapse coincides with CP being put on and removed from the PropOrNot list of Russian agents/dupes. My columns, for years a welcome feature on CounterPunch, suddenly ceased to appear. We have had no explanation from CounterPunch why the site suddenly gave up on peace and bread.

One might think that the audacity of the lies from the FBI, CIA, NSA and their media whores would provoke a powerful response from the liberal/progressive/left and from European populations, but it hasn’t.

What about Trump himself? Has he been forced to abandon his goal of normal relations with Russia, as this article in the Intercept suggests? https://theintercept.com/2017/03/21/revolving-door-military/ If not, is Trump filling top Pentagon and Homeland Security positions with generals and defense contractors in order to neutralize the military from participating in a CIA/presstitute coup against him?

If Trump is eliminated, with Pence as VP and the list of appointees provided by the Intercept, the US government will pass into the hands of the military/security complex for the remainder of its existence.

Is Trump now focused on protecting himself instead of protecting all of us from a deadly conflict with Russia?

If so, this is the achievement of the US “intelligence” services, the Democratic Party, right-wing Republicans, the presstitute media, and the liberal/progressive/left.

If anyone remains to write the history of the Great Incineration, the identity of those responsible is completely clear.

EM

On the 49th Parallel          

                 Thé Mulindwas Communication Group
"With Yoweri Museveni, Ssabassajja and Dr. Kiiza Besigye, Uganda is in anarchy"
                    
Kuungana Mulindwa Mawasiliano Kikundi
"Pamoja na Yoweri Museveni, Ssabassajja na Dk. Kiiza Besigye, Uganda ni katika machafuko"

 

{UAH} Who truly benefits from terrorism? It is certainly never Muslims.

One aspect of terror attacks and subsequent media coverage that cannot be ignored is how any attack - including lone wolf attacks - is seen as fodder for Islamophobes AND members of the public at large to blame the entire Muslim community and ANY Muslim out there for the crime.

This is a *consistent* feature of every terrorism cycle, so much so that in a way people who hate Muslims seem to rejoice when an attack like the one in London happens, even as they pretend to condemn it.

While the primary victims of any attack is always those who are killed and injured in them and their families, we cannot continue to ignore the part of the story where it still is widely accepted as OK to put all Muslims and all of Islam on trial every time, as a featured staple of broadcast and social media coverage of said attacks.

Today following the London attack, Channel Four identified the attacker as Abu Izzadeen (real name, Trevor Brooks, London-born British citizen) a well known kook who has for years acted as a show pony for bizarro open confrontation and harassment of Muslim communities with outlandish extremist rhetoric.

He would praise the 7/7 London suicide bombers and declare that his ambition was to die the same way. He was arrested several times by authorities and even given a 4.5 year prison sentence of which he served 3.5 years.

He operated with a handful of other hate-mongering show ponies, the infamous quirky characters Anjem Choudery, Omar Bakri and Abu Hamza as part of the Al Ghurabaa group who only had a handful of followers but tremendous media power.

They targeted, heckled and harassed the Muslim community with relative impunity as well as enjoyed disproportional airtime from a fawning media enamored by their sensationalism.

The end result is real victims. But of course the Muslim community that has long suffered from, and complained about, this unruly gang and their being offered a relative red carpet by the media for years, was immediately blamed and demonized further as mass culprits by social media users, led by known islamophobes like Pamela Geller but also by regular confused or intellectually lazy folks. Just search "Abu Izzadeen" on Twitter and bask in the results.

The irony is mind boggling.

Now, the fact that it might not be Abu Izzadeen after all (his brother and his attorney insist he is in jail) is insignificant to this discussion. A) the damage is done. B) even if it would be another equally kookish or marginal Muslim, which it still well might be, the results will be the same.

Who truly benefits from terrorism? It is certainly never Muslims.

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{UAH} WHO IS COMMEY !!!!!!!

Comey Linked To EVIL Anti-Trump Politician - Corruption.

 

EM

On the 49th Parallel          

                 Thé Mulindwas Communication Group
"With Yoweri Museveni, Ssabassajja and Dr. Kiiza Besigye, Uganda is in anarchy"
                    
Kuungana Mulindwa Mawasiliano Kikundi
"Pamoja na Yoweri Museveni, Ssabassajja na Dk. Kiiza Besigye, Uganda ni katika machafuko"

 

{UAH} Air strikes on Isis-held Mosul 'leave 230 civilians dead', reports local media

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/us-air-strikes-mosul-230-civilians-killed-dead-isis-held-iraq-battle-islamic-state-a7646011.html?cmpid=facebook-post

Air strikes on Isis-held Mosul 'leave 230 civilians dead', reports local media

US Central Command says it is researching reports of extensive loss of civilian life in third such alleged incident in recent weeks 

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Approximately 230 people are reported to have been killed in what is thought to have been a US-led coalition air strike on an Isis-held neighbourhood in Mosul.  

A correspondent for Rudaw, a Kurdish news agency operating in northern Iraq, said that 137 people – most believed to be civilians – died when a bomb hit a single building in al-Jadida, in the western side of the city on Thursday. Another 100 were killed nearby. 

"Some of the dead were taking shelter inside the homes," Hevidar Ahmed said from the scene.

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Women and children treated for chemical weapon exposure in Mosul

A spokesperson for Central Command, which coordinates US military action in Iraq, told The Independent they were aware of the loss of civilian life as reported by Rudaw and the information had been passed on to the civilian casualty team for "further investigation".

"[The US-led coalition] takes all reports of civilian casualties very seriously and assesses all incidents as thoroughly as possible. Coalition forces work diligently to be precise in our air strikes and ensure that all strikes comply with the [internationally agreed] Law of Armed Conflict," Captain Timothy Irish said.

A daily assessment report from Central Command stated that five strikes near Mosul on Thursday had destroyed five Isis units and a sniper team, as well as 11 fighting positions, vehicles and artillery equipment. 

No other fighting force in the country has the capability to launch an aerial attack of the scale reported.

Iraqi coalition ground forces, backed by a US-led coalition bombing campaign, began the gruelling Operation Inherent Resolve to remove Isis from Mosul in October 2016. 

The jihadi fighters now hold onto approximately a quarter of the city on the western bank of the River Tigris that cuts through Mosul from north to south. 

An estimated 400,000 Iraqis are trapped in the remaining Isis-held areas, the UN's refugee agency said on Thursday. Those caught up in the fighting face growing food shortages or being hit by crossfire if they try to leave. 

Isis has used civilian homes to shelter fighters and weapons throughout the battle for the city, rigging buildings and streets with explosives to impede Iraqi troops' progress. 

The fighting has come at a heavy price for both Mosul's residents and Iraqi soldiers: thousands of Iraqi civilians have died in the fighting, and a cumulative total of more than 200,000 displaced from their homes. 

At least 6,878 civilians were killed in violence mainly inflicted by Isis around the country last year, the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI) has said.

Many Mosul residents report their loved ones have died as a result of "friendly fire" rather than Isis's warfare tactics.

AirWars, a UK-based non-profit monitoring the effect of anti-Isis air strikes on civilians, said last week that they believed 370 civilians died in US-led coalition bombing in the first week of March alone. 

Over the border in Syria in the last week, the US has been accused of killing civilians in two separate bombing incidents: 33 died in a strike near Raqqa which was supposed to target Isis positions, and more than 50 after a strike hit a mosque in Aleppo province rather than an al-Qaeda meeting point.

Removing Isis from Mosul, which is Iraq's second largest city, will effectively spell the end of Isis as a land-holding force in the country, driving the remnants of the group back to their de facto capital of Raqqa. 

While losing the city will be a decisive blow, the jihadi organisation is expected to pose a renewed threat in the form of an insurgency war against Iraqi forces.


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