Isis forces 1,500 Iraqi families to march to Mosul

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Civilians expected to be used as human shields by Islamic State as it loses control of village where mass grave found

Islamic State militants have forced 1,500 Iraqi families to march to Mosul from the village of Hammam al-Alil, where advancing soldiers have found a mass grave feared to contain dozens of bodies.

As Isis loses control of areas, summary executions and forced marches of civilians have become a grim feature of the military campaign to oust the militants from their last major stronghold in Iraq, now stretching into its fourth week.

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