Iraq civilians tell of indiscriminate killing

Journalists are unable to access battlegrounds but those affected are desperate for world to learn of their suffering.

    An unknown number of civilian have died as Iraq's government tries to retake territory now controlled by fighters belonging to the Islamic State group.

    Few images have emerged from the fighting in areas such as Tikrit and Diyala, mainly those released by the warring sides.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr met witnesses in Kirkuk who were desperate for the world to learn of their suffering.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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