Mosul civilians flee heavy fighting and Isis: 'They killed people in front of me'

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Hundreds of exhausted and hungry families who have lived under Isis’s rule seek safety as Iraq government troops enter in attempt to reclaim the city

Hundreds of families have fled through heavy fighting in eastern Mosul to seek safety in nearby towns as the battle to recapture the last major city in Iraq held by Islamic State enters a new phase.

Government troops entered the outskirts of the city this week for the first time since it was captured by Isis in 2014, in the first step of what is expected to be in a fierce – and prolonged – urban battle.

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