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Escaping the Islamic State frontlines

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi boys, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, warm themselves by a fire outside a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi boys, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, warm themselves by a fire outside a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi boys, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, warm themselves by a fire outside a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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An Iraqi girl carries belongings as she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi girl carries belongings as she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi girl carries belongings as she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi woman sits in an army lorry after she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi woman sits in an army lorry after she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi woman sits in an army lorry after she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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An Iraqi woman reacts as she rushes to a field hospital to see her daughters who were wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi woman reacts as she rushes to a field hospital to see her daughters who were wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi woman reacts as she rushes to a field hospital to see her daughters who were wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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An Iraqi soldier carries a girl, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, into a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi soldier carries a girl, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, into a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi soldier carries a girl, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, into a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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An Iraqi soldier carries a girl, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi soldier carries a girl, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi soldier carries a girl, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people ride in a vehicle as they flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people ride in a vehicle as they flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people ride in a vehicle as they flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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An Iraqi woman, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, lies on a bed at a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi woman, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, lies on a bed at a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi woman, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, lies on a bed at a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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An Iraqi woman, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, is brought into a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi woman, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, is brought into a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

An Iraqi woman, who was wounded during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, is brought into a field hospital in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Iraqi woman holds her son as she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi woman holds her son as she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Iraqi woman holds her son as she flees the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul in al-Samah neighborhood. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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