Popular Mobilization Units declared control of a vital supply route for ISIS which links the cities of Mosul in Iraq and Raqqah in Syria, Al Arabiya News Channel said Wednesday.
The Iranian-backed Shiite militias managed to cut the route between Mosul and Raqqa, ISIS main stronghold in Syria.
Meanwhile, the United Nations warned against violations against the citizens of Mosul after the anticipated liberation of the city.
The Security Council has also condemned the use of civilians as human shields in Iraq. It called on all parties to avoid harming civilians during the military operations in Mosul.