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Thousands of Mosul civilians trapped in Isis territory as Iraqi forces close in

For civilians held as human shields by the extremists, supplies have run low and drinking water is scarce Hundreds of civilians fled Mosul’s Old City on Friday as Iraqi forces slowly squeezed the last pockets of Islamic State resistance, and the UN warned that the “intense and concentrated” fighting put innocent lives in even greater danger. People climbed over mounds of rubble and through narrow alleys as gunshots and explosions rang out nearby.
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