Inside Mosul: Danger and desperation
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Battle for Mosul: Survivors hang on as Iraqi forces close in

As the Iraqi army pushes closer to finally retaking Mosul, the BBC's Feras Kilani is accompanying them.

After almost being caught in an air strike on Mosul's streets, he meets some of the desperate residents who have survived life under the so-called Islamic State.

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