ISIS has paraded its tanks and heavy weapons inside Mosul, in an apparent bid to boost the morale of its fighters following its defeat in the battles for Tikrit.

The Iraqi government declared victory in Tikrit on Wednesday and warned the militants holding other Iraqi provinces that they would be the next to fall.

According to the following pictures obtained by Rudaw, the tanks and military hardware are part of ISIS’ “Shield battalion” in Mosul. […]