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Exodus from Mosul

A displaced Iraqi woman who fled her home during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, arrives covered with mud at a checkpoint to be transfer to the Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A displaced Iraqi woman who fled her home during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, arrives covered with mud at a checkpoint to be transfer to the Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A displaced Iraqi woman who fled her home during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, arrives covered with mud at a checkpoint to be transfer to the Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Civilians queue for humanitarian aid packages in Al Ghizlane district as the battle against Islamic State's fighters continues in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Civilians queue for humanitarian aid packages in Al Ghizlane district as the battle against Islamic State's fighters continues in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Civilians queue for humanitarian aid packages in Al Ghizlane district as the battle against Islamic State's fighters continues in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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A federal policeman carries his weapon as he stands near buildings destroyed in clashes during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A federal policeman carries his weapon as he stands near buildings destroyed in clashes during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A federal policeman carries his weapon as he stands near buildings destroyed in clashes during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A vehicle that belonged to Islamic State militants and was equipped with explosive materials, is seen in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A vehicle that belonged to Islamic State militants and was equipped with explosive materials, is seen in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A vehicle that belonged to Islamic State militants and was equipped with explosive materials, is seen in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Mosul's Al-Hadba minaret at the Grand Mosque, where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his caliphate back in 2014, is seen during clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Mosul's Al-Hadba minaret at the Grand Mosque, where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his caliphate back in 2014, is seen during clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Mosul's Al-Hadba minaret at the Grand Mosque, where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his caliphate back in 2014, is seen during clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Federal police officers carry their weapons as they attempt to break into the Old City during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Federal police officers carry their weapons as they attempt to break into the Old City during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Federal police officers carry their weapons as they attempt to break into the Old City during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Federal police members carry their weapons as they attempt to break into the Old City during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Federal police members carry their weapons as they attempt to break into the Old City during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Federal police members carry their weapons as they attempt to break into the Old City during a battle against Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A member of federal police carries a destroyed drone belonging to Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A member of federal police carries a destroyed drone belonging to Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A member of federal police carries a destroyed drone belonging to Islamic State militants, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Displaced Iraqi women who fled their homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, try to get out of a vehicle with their children at a checkpoint, to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Displaced Iraqi women who fled their homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, try to get out of a vehicle with their children at a checkpoint, to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Displaced Iraqi women who fled their homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, try to get out of a vehicle with their children at a checkpoint, to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A displaced Iraqi woman who fled her home during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, carries her child at a checkpoint to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A displaced Iraqi woman who fled her home during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, carries her child at a checkpoint to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A displaced Iraqi woman who fled her home during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, carries her child at a checkpoint to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Displaced Iraqis flee their homes on a rainy day as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes on a rainy day as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes on a rainy day as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Displaced Iraqis flee their homes on a rainy day as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes on a rainy day as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes on a rainy day as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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People shop at A Nabey Yunes market in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

People shop at A Nabey Yunes market in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

People shop at A Nabey Yunes market in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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An Islamic State militants car used as a car bomb lies destroyed near Mosul train station in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

An Islamic State militants car used as a car bomb lies destroyed near Mosul train station in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

An Islamic State militants car used as a car bomb lies destroyed near Mosul train station in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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Iraqi Federal Police walk inside Mosul train station in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Iraqi Federal Police walk inside Mosul train station in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Iraqi Federal Police walk inside Mosul train station in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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A member of the Iraqi Federal Police carries his comrade during clashes with Islamic State militants, at Mosul train station in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

A member of the Iraqi Federal Police carries his comrade during clashes with Islamic State militants, at Mosul train station in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

A member of the Iraqi Federal Police carries his comrade during clashes with Islamic State militants, at Mosul train station in Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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Displaced Iraqi people who fled their homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, stand in line for a security check at a checkpoint to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Displaced Iraqi people who fled their homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, stand in line for a security check at a checkpoint to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Displaced Iraqi people who fled their homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, stand in line for a security check at a checkpoint to be transfer to Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A boy sells milk on the street near the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

A boy sells milk on the street near the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

A boy sells milk on the street near the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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Displaced Iraqi people from different areas in Mosul flee their homes to reach safe areas after clashes broke out as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Displaced Iraqi people from different areas in Mosul flee their homes to reach safe areas after clashes broke out as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Displaced Iraqi people from different areas in Mosul flee their homes to reach safe areas after clashes broke out as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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Islamic State signs are pictured in Bad el Beid area during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Islamic State signs are pictured in Bad el Beid area during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Islamic State signs are pictured in Bad el Beid area during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in the city of Mosul. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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