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Exclusive: On the frontline in the battle for western Mosul

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Video by Matthieu MABIN , Romeo LANGLOIS , Laurent BERSTECHER

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2017-05-16

As the months-long battle for Mosul reaches its most difficult stages in the crowded Old City, a FRANCE 24 team on the ground finds Iraqi soldiers, as well as their US and French military advisors, desperately trying to avoid civilian casualties.

Date created : 2017-05-16

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