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What's left of Mosul's University

General view of the library of the University of Mosul, burned and destroyed during the battle with Islamic State militants. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

General view of the library of the University of Mosul, burned and destroyed during the battle with Islamic State militants. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

General view of the library of the University of Mosul, burned and destroyed during the battle with Islamic State militants. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Books burned during the battle with the Islamic State militants lie in the library. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Books burned during the battle with the Islamic State militants lie in the library. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Books burned during the battle with the Islamic State militants lie in the library. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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The interior of a burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

The interior of a burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

The interior of a burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
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Books burned during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Books burned during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Books burned during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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General view of the library of the University of Mosul burned and destroyed during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

General view of the library of the University of Mosul burned and destroyed during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

General view of the library of the University of Mosul burned and destroyed during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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View of a building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

View of a building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

View of a building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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The library of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

The library of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

The library of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Books burned during clashes. REUTERS/Ahmad Jadallah

Books burned during clashes. REUTERS/Ahmad Jadallah

Books burned during clashes. REUTERS/Ahmad Jadallah
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The library burned and destroyed. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

The library burned and destroyed. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

The library burned and destroyed. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Chairs in the library. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Chairs in the library. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Chairs in the library. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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The interior of a classroom. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

The interior of a classroom. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

The interior of a classroom. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
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Books burned during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Books burned during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Books burned during the battle. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

A burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

A burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
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A burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

A burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

A burnt building of the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
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Empty shells, which Iraqi forces believe were used by Islamic State militants to create bombs, at the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Empty shells, which Iraqi forces believe were used by Islamic State militants to create bombs, at the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Empty shells, which Iraqi forces believe were used by Islamic State militants to create bombs, at the University of Mosul. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
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Iraqi Special Operations Forces gather near a building of the University of Mosul during a battle with Islamic State. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Iraqi Special Operations Forces gather near a building of the University of Mosul during a battle with Islamic State. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Iraqi Special Operations Forces gather near a building of the University of Mosul during a battle with Islamic State. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
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