Irbil, Iraq (CNN)Iraqi forces are approaching a key area in western Mosul housing government buildings as they push beyond the city's airport and a nearby military camp, Iraqi officials said Friday.
Congratulations to Iraqi forces for completing complex maneuver ops to secure #Mosul airport from #ISIS terrorists. #ISIS is now trapped.
CNN's Ingrid Formanek and Ben Wedeman reported from Irbil, while Chandrika Narayan and Hamdi Alkhshali reported and wrote from Atlanta. CNN's Laura Smith-Spark, Euan McKirdy, Merieme Arif, Ghazi Balkiz, Barbara Starr and Basma Atassi contributed to this report.