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Thousands Flee Mosul Daily as IS Battle Intensifies

Every day, thousands of people are fleeing Mosul, Iraq — many running as the walls of their homes collapse. Bombs, airstrikes and helicopter attacks rain down in crowded city neighborhoods while Islamic State militants fire at the families running away. “It was a storm of mortar and gunfire," says Mariam Hassan, a grandmother of 17 at a camp east of Mosul. “You could not even go out the front door. We hid under the stairs while the militants and the Iraqi forces fired at...

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