Those fortunate enough to escape Mosul
are closer to temporary safety than this family pictured last week.
An Iraqi special forces soldier helps a family carry their child to cross from Islamic State controlled part of Mosul to Iraqi forces controlled part of Mosul, Iraq, March 4, 2017. Picture taken March 4, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RTS11IXU
Here are some pictures at Rudaw of Mosul families, some of whom have arrived in refugee facilities.
Hundreds of west Mosul families find safety at Chamakor Camp
By Rawchi Hassan 13/3/2017
Thousands of people flee from the fight for western Mosul
By Rudaw 12/3/2017
While looking for photographs, I noticed Iraq news reports saying Al Baghdadi may be in Mosul. If they find him, maybe he can have his picture taken again with John McCain, with whom he was photographed in 2013 when this all began. And maybe we'll bring John McCain to justice.