The battle for Mosul ,an ongoing bloody saga for last six months now doesnot seem to end .The pitch of fever is high .
Being probably the last stronghold of Islamic state ,the Iraqi
Combat backed by US air strikes is becoming a challenge to reclaim western Mosul.
In the ensuing frustration the extremists are using children as shields to slow down the Iraqi onslaught.
The Mosul residents escaping the fighting conveyed that American raids had been killing dozens of civilians and the situation looked grim .As per New York Times at least 200 civilians have been killed so far, if true this would be highest civilian casualties since war began in 2003 .
According to wall street journal the terrorist group has resorted to lob grenades on densely populated areas including streets and military targets as well thus causing a situation of no return .
Thousands of civilians are fleeing Mosul city to safety places in the outskirts to save from the perils of war.
With US poised to induct more forces into Iraqi thrust the war in Mosul looks never ending story.
The Deadly Chemical Attack
A suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed dozens of people ,including children in Idlib on Tuesday,as reported by a monitoring group,medicos and rescue workers.
According to the head of health authority of Idlib morethan 50 people killed and 300 injured.
Though Syrian Military has denied vehemently using chemical weapons but the damage done cannot be repaired .
“ we deny completely the use of any chemical toxic material in Khan Sheikhoun town today and the army has not used nor will use in any place or time neither in the past or in future” the Syrian Army command said.
The incident at Khan Sheikhoun could be deadliest chemical attack since sarin Gas killed hundreds of civilians in Ghouta near Damascusnin August 2013.
The attack invited world reactions sponstaneously .
The White House first to react said “ an intolerable act” and British Prime Minister Theresa May called for investigation into the inhumanly attack.
UN envoy in Syria said “horrific” chemical attack had come from air.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized the urgency to maintaining the much awaited Syrian ceasefire as reported by REUTERS.
Russian deadly subway Bombing
On Monday the terrorist attack in St.Petesburg the second largest city in Russia .Atleast 11 were dead in the subway train ambush .
Russian President Vladimir Putin while laying flowers at the deadly scene reaffirmed to nab the terrorist for severe action.
The Russian Govt is meanwhile investigating into the terrorist act committed by single perpetrator. No group has such has claimed responsibility.
Russia has been facing similar attacks since 1970, the recent ones
Were one at Moscow airport in 2011, and in 2010 at Moscow subway,
The United Nations Intervention
Since gruesome wars are going on continuously all over the globe, it is imperative that United Nation should wield its influence to bring peace and sanity in the comity of Nations for future generations of this beautiful world.
The United Security Council has started parleys since Wednesday as how to deal with a situation arising out of chemical weapon strike.
By Syrian Govt troops that killed nearly 100 people including children below age of eight.
Britain France and the US are pushing for a Security Council resolution condemning Syrian Govt and ordering Syrian Govt to come out with facts to international investigaters as reported by New York Times.
Last week French Artist Abraham Poinvechal had taken challenge of incubation 10eggs using his own body heat. He has sealed himself in glass vivarium as reported by Reuters.
He is eating ginger and othe herbal food to maintain his body temp well within required parameters.
He expects to hatch the eggs in 26 days.