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Islamic State traps Mosul civilians as human shields: Pentagon

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Wednesday, 19 October 2016 ()

Islamic State jihadists are trapping Mosul's civilians to use as human shields, the Pentagon said Tuesday as President Barack Obama warned of "significant" potential displacement

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News video: IS may use civilians as human shields in Mosul battle: UN

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Islamic State group fighters may be preparing to use civilians as human shields, or simply kill them, rather than let them be liberated in an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, according to the UN.

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