Mosul: Iraqi forces push towards ISIL-held old city centre

US-backed Iraqi forces have launched a new push towards the old city centre of Mosul, which is held by ISIL. As fighting continues, around 4,000 people a day are fleeing the violence.

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    US-backed Iraqi forces have launched a new push towards the old city centre of Mosul, which is held by ISIL.

    As fighting continues, about 4,000 people a day are fleeing the violence.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from the Khazir camp for internally displaced people, east of Mosul.


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