Civilians flee last ISIL enclave in Mosul’s Old City

ISIL has been confined to less than one square kilometre by Iraqi forces in Mosul's Old City. Government troops have been fighting to re-take the city from the armed group since October.

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    ISIL has been confined to less than one square kilometre by Iraqi forces in Mosul's Old City.

    Government troops have been fighting to re-take the city from the armed group since October.

    And with each small advance, extensive damage is being uncovered, to the city and its people.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from nearby in Erbil.


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