Mosul: Portrait of a city in ruins

Iraq’s U.S.-backed forces wrested Mosul from the Islamic State group at the cost of enormous destruction. The nearly 9-month fight culminated with a crescendo of devastation — the blasting of the historic Old City to root out the deeply dug-in militants. Footage by Felipe Dana | Edited by Emily Leshner



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