Photographs by AP/FELIPE DANA
This west-side neighborhood, like many areas in Mosul, Iraq, is in ruins after years of war. After Islamic State fighters took control of the city in 2014, they tested and refined explosives there.
Sunday, July 16, 2017
After nine months of vicious street-to-street fighting to drive the Islamic State out of Mosul, it could take many years more to fully remove explosives and other munitions from what was once one of Iraq's most populous cities, U.S. State Department officials said.
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