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Battle for Mosul: Children 'face IS sniper fire'

Civilians escaping air strikes and shelling must dodge gunfire too, reports the BBC's Orla Guerin.

'Two dead' in Mosul market attack in Iraq

Mortar shells sparked a major fire in the Nabi Yunus market in east Mosul.

Thousands flee Mosul over fear of airstrikes

Eyewitnesses say that many Iraqi civilians have been caught up and killed in the US led air strikes against so-called Islamic State in the battle for Mosul.