Mosul survivors describe ISIL cruelty

Iraqi forces are slowly gaining ground against ISIL in Mosul, as their efforts now focus on taking back the western part of the city. Many people from recaptured areas have shared their stories of the harsh conditions they faced under ISIL.

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    Iraqi forces are slowly gaining ground against ISIL in Mosul, as their efforts now focus on taking back the western part of the city.

    Many people from recaptured areas have shared their stories of the harsh conditions they faced while ISIL fighters were in control.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from northern Iraq.


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