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Endgame in Mosul

Members of the Iraqi army drop leaflets over the old city of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Members of the Iraqi army drop leaflets over the old city of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Members of the Iraqi army drop leaflets over the old city of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
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Smoke billows from the Islamic State militants positions after an artillery attack by Iraqi forces. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Smoke billows from the Islamic State militants positions after an artillery attack by Iraqi forces. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Smoke billows from the Islamic State militants positions after an artillery attack by Iraqi forces. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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An Iraqi Army helicopter launches decoy flares over western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

An Iraqi Army helicopter launches decoy flares over western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

An Iraqi Army helicopter launches decoy flares over western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Members of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division are photographed with an Islamic State flag. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Members of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division are photographed with an Islamic State flag. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Members of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division are photographed with an Islamic State flag. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Displaced Egyptian Wasfa Ahmed, a resident of Mosul, holds her two-month-old baby, as two of her children stand next to her, after fleeing her home due to fighting near the Old City. 

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Displaced Egyptian Wasfa Ahmed, a resident of Mosul, holds her two-month-old baby, as two of her children stand next to her, after fleeing her home due to fighting near the Old City. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Displaced Egyptian Wasfa Ahmed, a resident of Mosul, holds her two-month-old baby, as two of her children stand next to her, after fleeing her home due to fighting near the Old City. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A member of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division makes his way at the division's temporary headquarters in western Mosul.

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A member of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division makes his way at the division's temporary headquarters in western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A member of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division makes his way at the division's temporary headquarters in western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Iraqi soldiers eat their meal along the road. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers eat their meal along the road. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers eat their meal along the road. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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An Iraqi soldier gestures aboard a tank as they advance towards the Islamic State-held Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier gestures aboard a tank as they advance towards the Islamic State-held Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier gestures aboard a tank as they advance towards the Islamic State-held Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Civilians fleeing the fighting arrive at a processing center before being transferred to refugee camps, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Civilians fleeing the fighting arrive at a processing center before being transferred to refugee camps, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Civilians fleeing the fighting arrive at a processing center before being transferred to refugee camps, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A member of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division gives water to a girl that fled her home near the Old City. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A member of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division gives water to a girl that fled her home near the Old City. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A member of the Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division gives water to a girl that fled her home near the Old City. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Iraqi soldiers look out from a tank as they advance towards Islamic State positions in the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers look out from a tank as they advance towards Islamic State positions in the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers look out from a tank as they advance towards Islamic State positions in the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A ferris wheel is seen at a processing center where civilians fleeing the fighting are screened before being transferred to refugee camps, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A ferris wheel is seen at a processing center where civilians fleeing the fighting are screened before being transferred to refugee camps, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A ferris wheel is seen at a processing center where civilians fleeing the fighting are screened before being transferred to refugee camps, in western Mosul. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Debris flies as smoke rises after an artillery attack on Islamic State positions in the Shifa neighbourhood. 


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Debris flies as smoke rises after an artillery attack on Islamic State positions in the Shifa neighbourhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Debris flies as smoke rises after an artillery attack on Islamic State positions in the Shifa neighbourhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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An Iraqi soldier and civilians run to avoid snipers of the Islamic State militants in the Shifa neighborhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier and civilians run to avoid snipers of the Islamic State militants in the Shifa neighborhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier and civilians run to avoid snipers of the Islamic State militants in the Shifa neighborhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Iraqi soldiers from 9th Armoured Division give drops of water to a dehydrated child rescued earlier by soldiers at the frontline. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers from 9th Armoured Division give drops of water to a dehydrated child rescued earlier by soldiers at the frontline. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers from 9th Armoured Division give drops of water to a dehydrated child rescued earlier by soldiers at the frontline. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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An Iraqi Army helicopter launches a missile against Islamic State positions. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

An Iraqi Army helicopter launches a missile against Islamic State positions. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

An Iraqi Army helicopter launches a missile against Islamic State positions. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Iraqi soldiers carry a wounded comrade on a blanket, away from the site of fighting near the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers carry a wounded comrade on a blanket, away from the site of fighting near the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers carry a wounded comrade on a blanket, away from the site of fighting near the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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An Iraqi soldier from 9th Armored Division smokes a cigarette inside a house that has become their temporary advance command post in the Shifa neighbourhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier from 9th Armored Division smokes a cigarette inside a house that has become their temporary advance command post in the Shifa neighbourhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier from 9th Armored Division smokes a cigarette inside a house that has become their temporary advance command post in the Shifa neighbourhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Smoke rises after an artillery attack on Islamic State militant positions in the Shifa neighborhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Smoke rises after an artillery attack on Islamic State militant positions in the Shifa neighborhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Smoke rises after an artillery attack on Islamic State militant positions in the Shifa neighborhood. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A girl looks out from the arms of a displaced resident near the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A girl looks out from the arms of a displaced resident near the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A girl looks out from the arms of a displaced resident near the Old City. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Displaced Iraqi residents flee their homes. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Displaced Iraqi residents flee their homes. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Displaced Iraqi residents flee their homes. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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An Iraqi soldier holds up uniforms of Islamic State militants found at an abandoned house. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier holds up uniforms of Islamic State militants found at an abandoned house. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier holds up uniforms of Islamic State militants found at an abandoned house. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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An Iraqi soldier approaches displaced residents. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier approaches displaced residents. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier approaches displaced residents. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Cups with sugar for tea inside an Iraqi Army temporary advance command post. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Cups with sugar for tea inside an Iraqi Army temporary advance command post. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Cups with sugar for tea inside an Iraqi Army temporary advance command post. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A displaced Iraqi resident carries his child. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A displaced Iraqi resident carries his child. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A displaced Iraqi resident carries his child. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A plastic jar placed on a grave contains a paper with the name and the date of death of one of the civilians killed by Islamic State militants buried in a yard. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A plastic jar placed on a grave contains a paper with the name and the date of death of one of the civilians killed by Islamic State militants buried in a yard. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A plastic jar placed on a grave contains a paper with the name and the date of death of one of the civilians killed by Islamic State militants buried in a yard. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A boy carries a baby as they flee their home. 

REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A boy carries a baby as they flee their home. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A boy carries a baby as they flee their home. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Iraqi soldiers from 9th Armored Division rest inside a house. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers from 9th Armored Division rest inside a house. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Iraqi soldiers from 9th Armored Division rest inside a house. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Displaced Iraqi residents walk along a road after fleeing their homes. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Displaced Iraqi residents walk along a road after fleeing their homes. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Displaced Iraqi residents walk along a road after fleeing their homes. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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