Iraq: Almost one million people displaced from Mosul

The UN estimates almost 10,000 people fled from Mosul’s northwest and the Old City every day last week. More than 750,000 people have been displaced from the city since October. Twelve camps for the displaced have been set up in the surrounding area.

    Iraqi government forces and their allies say they have surrounded ISIL fighters in Mosul.

    The UN estimates almost 10,000 people fled from Mosul’s northwest and the Old City every day last week.

    More than 750,000 people have been displaced from the city since October.

    Twelve camps for the displaced have been set up in the surrounding area.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid met a group of people who managed to escape from western Mosul.


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