'His death kills me each day': Mosul residents return home – to what?

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After Isis were driven out of Mosul, traumatised families slowly returned to their devastated neighbourhoods. Over more than two months, they told Mona Mahmood their harrowing stories

Warning: this report contains distressing details

Overwhelmed with grief and anger, families have been returning to what is left of their homes in the Old City of Mosul, following its liberation from Isis.

In a set of interviews conducted over more than two months, people haunted by the memories of their loved ones gradually opened up about the traumatic experiences they survived, and the uncertain future they now face.

My eldest son … was always in fear of missing prayers and being whipped by Isis enforcers

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