The severe bombing of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul killed at least 18 and wounded 17 civilians.
According to the Qatar satellite TV channel, Al-Jazeera, among the victims was a child. The wounded have been taken to the Saddam Hussein hospital.
On Friday morning eight American missiles fell on dwelling houses northeast of Mosul.
One should expect a winter escalation of hostilities. We will definitely see it either in December or early next year. There is no reason for a break - only a small part of the mobilised has been deployed to the zone of the special operation yet