Iraq begins radio broadcast to Mosul ahead of offensive



Iraq launched a radio station on Tuesday to help Mosul residents stay safe during the upcoming military offensive to dislodge Islamic State from the largest city under its control, state TV said.
The radio will give instructions on possible safe exit routes, places to avoid, where to find assistance and emergency numbers to call during the offensive.
The Radio of the Republic of Iraq in Mosul is based in the town of Qayyara, 60 kilometres (40 miles) south of Mosul and home to an airbase which will serve as a hub for the U.S.-led coalition supporting Iraqi military units.
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4 October 2016 in World News, Views: 26
Source: Reuters
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