Fight for Mosul: forces close in on old city

ReutersNewsPublished: June 13, 2017Updated: June 14, 2017
Published: June 13, 2017Updated: June 14, 2017

Iraqi forces report progress in the U.S.-backed campaign to dislodge Islamic State from Mosul, announcing the capture of a district just north the city's historic centre. More civilians are able to flee, but with hundreds struck by food poisoning, refugee camps may not be the safe haven they need. Rosanna Philpott reports.

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