Aftermath of ISIS retreat from Mosul

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Footage taken Tuesday shows the deserted streets and abandoned buildings of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, which is now being liberated from Islamic State (IS, previously ISIS/ISIL) in a costly military operation. Civilians are trying to flee from Mosul and reach refugee camps.

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