ISIS Trapping Mosul Civilians as Human Shields, Pentagon Says

October 19, 2016 7:33 AM

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ISIS Trapping Mosul Civilians as Human Shields, Pentagon Says

Barack Obama warns of potential for "significant" displacement in Iraqi city as offensive continues.

Islamic State militant group (ISIS) fighters are trapping civilians in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and using them as human shields, the Pentagon said Tuesday as an Iraqi and Kurdish ground offensive continues.

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