There is said to be panic and confusion in the Syrian city, a stronghold of the Islamic State group.Read more
Islamic State group
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.
Chelmsford Muslim Society says the so-called Islamic State group is trying to divide Muslims:
Lyse Doucet goes inside Syria's famed Roman-era city, badly damaged by Islamic State militants.