Iraqi forces train to retake Mosul from ISIL

Exclusive report shows Peshmerga forces and volunteers preparing for combat at site near country's second largest city.

    As Kurdish forces in northern Iraq fight to take back territory from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, attention is slowly turning to Iraq's second largest city of Mosul. But distrust of the Shia-led central government is slowing efforts to train enough forces to retake the city from ISIL.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from a training camp near Mosul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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