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IS Accused of Hiding Money, Weapons in Mosul

Islamic State (IS) group has been hiding weapons and money in churches, mosques and schools of Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to keep them safe from coalition airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish officials told VOA. The group has used some of these public facilities as their bomb sweatshops banning locals from entering them, those officials said. Since the beginning of this year, IS’s territory in Iraq and Syria has been shrinking. At the same time, heavy coalition airstrikes have destroyed...

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