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As Fight for Mosul Gains Steam, Gruesome Civilian Casualties Continue

Soldiers say the fight for Mosul has gained steam in recent days, with operations crossing a part of the strategic Tigris river, according to Iraqi Counter Terrorism Services. But as civilians flee car bombs and mortars in recently re-captured areas, it appears that what Iraqi and coalition forces hope will be the last phase against Islamic State militants here, may be the most gruesome. VOA’s Heather Murdock has more from Mosul.

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