Kurdish forces enter town near Mosul as Iraqi troops find mass grave

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Forces advancing south of Mosul uncover evidence of Isis brutality while peshmerga goes on offensive to recapture Bashiqa

Iraqi Kurdish fighters have exchanged heavy fire with militants as they entered a town held by Islamic State east of Mosul, while troops advancing south of the city discovered a mass grave containing an estimated 100 or so decapitated bodies.

The offensive to reclaim the town of Bashiqa is part of the broader push to drive Isis out of Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, relieving those living under its brutal occupation, which has included mass killings.

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