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Members of the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) take position as they advance towards Mosul's al-Oraibi western district on May 14, 2017, during the ongoing offensive to retake the city from Takfiri Daesh terrorists. (Photo by AFP)
Members of the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) take position as they advance towards Mosul's al-Oraibi western district on May 14, 2017, during the ongoing offensive to retake the city from Takfiri Daesh terrorists. (Photo by AFP)
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Altaf Ahmad
Press TV , Western Mosul

Iraq’s volunteer forces continue with operations aimed at liberating Qairawan. The district is a key and strategic stronghold of Daesh west of Mosul. As the operations continue, a massive influx of people used by Daesh as human shields continues to flee the restive city.