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As offensive nears, Islamic State rigs Mosul with bombs

ERBIL/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have placed booby traps across the city of Mosul, dug tunnels and recruited children as spies in anticipation of an offensive to dislodge the jihadists from their Iraqi stronghold, Iraqis and U.S. officials said.
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