Near the Mosul dam
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Iraq crisis: The battle for Mosul dam

There are conflicting reports about whether Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi troops have fully retaken Mosul dam from Islamic State (IS) militants.

Iraqi military spokesman Lt-Gen Qassim Atta told state TV the dam - Iraq's largest - had been "fully cleansed".

However, journalists in the area saw evidence that fighting was continuing, as Paul Wood reports.

  • 18 Aug 2014
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