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Fleeing Islamic State with livestock

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes during a battle with Islamic State militants in the district of Maamoun in western Mosul, Iraq February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes during a battle with Islamic State militants in the district of Maamoun in western Mosul, Iraq February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes during a battle with Islamic State militants in the district of Maamoun in western Mosul, Iraq February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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A displaced Iraqi boy leads his animals to safety after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A displaced Iraqi boy leads his animals to safety after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A displaced Iraqi boy leads his animals to safety after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A wounded displaced man holds a cloth next to his face during a battle with Islamic State militants, in the district of Maamoun in western Mosul, Iraq, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A wounded displaced man holds a cloth next to his face during a battle with Islamic State militants, in the district of Maamoun in western Mosul, Iraq, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A wounded displaced man holds a cloth next to his face during a battle with Islamic State militants, in the district of Maamoun in western Mosul, Iraq, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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A displaced elderly Iraqi man walks with his cows after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A displaced elderly Iraqi man walks with his cows after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A displaced elderly Iraqi man walks with his cows after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between Counter-terrorism service (CTS) troops and Islamic State, south of Mosul, Iraq, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjaniin

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between Counter-terrorism service (CTS) troops and Islamic State, south of Mosul, Iraq, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjaniin

Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between Counter-terrorism service (CTS) troops and Islamic State, south of Mosul, Iraq, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjaniin
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A man carries lambs as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man carries lambs as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man carries lambs as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A boy carries his belongings as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A boy carries his belongings as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A boy carries his belongings as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A woman walks with her child as she escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman walks with her child as she escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman walks with her child as she escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A man carries lambs as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man carries lambs as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man carries lambs as he escapes fight between Iraqi forces and Islamic State fighters south of Mosul, Iraq February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A displaced Iraqi boy leads his animals to safety after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A displaced Iraqi boy leads his animals to safety after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A displaced Iraqi boy leads his animals to safety after escaping from Islamic State controlled village of Abu Jarboa during clashes with IS militants near Mosul, Iraq November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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