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The harrowing video emerged as Iraqi government forces attempted to evacuate civilians from Mosul's ISIS-held Old City on Tuesday, March 21.
One witness said heavy air strikes in the area began on March 7 but last Friday a strike hit a massive Islamic State truck bomb in a residential area, which exploded and destroyed seven homes where dozens of people were hiding. Centcom's official report for the overnight strikes claimed they'd hit "11 fighting positions" and didn't mention killing hundreds of civilians.
With the only force able to launch large-scale air attacks, the USA command also stated that there were five strikes near Mosul Thursday, claiming that they had destroyed five Islamic State group units and a sniper team, as well as 11 fighting positions, vehicles and artillery equipment. Then the terrorists lifted the ISIS flag over the building and left.
The child, in turn says he was sent by "Amo", which means uncle, with instructions to target "the army".
Following the beginning of the operation to liberate Mosul, ISIS had relocated its centers and militant gatherings to alleys and neighborhoods, especially the heavily populated ones, in order to use civilians as human shields. Bodies were believed to be still buried inside collapsed homes. "It is a very big disaster, indeed we can describe it as a disaster", Civil Defence chief Brigadier Mohammed Al-Jawari told reporters.
Around 40 per cent of the area has been liberated, Geddo said.
The Coalition did not give details on any specific air strike or comment on a Jadida district operation.
That's an enormous toll, of course, but is reported from several sources telling largely the same story, including that a single USA airstrike against a large building full of civilians in Mosul killed over 130 people, while the other 100 or so were killed in the surrounding area. "The Coalition conducted several strikes near Mosul and we will provide this information to our civilian casualty team for further investigation", it said in a statement. "People have resorted to burning furniture, old clothes, anything they can use to keep warm at night, because it is still raining heavily and the temperatures at night in particular drop significantly", Bruno Geddo, who represents the United Nations refugee agency in Iraq, told reporters in Geneva by phone from a transit centre for displaced people near Mosul. "If we have time, we run", he said.
Yogi Adityanath said work will be done to make development agriculture-based as it is the main source of income in the state. Eight turncoats, who switched over to BJP and won the elections, were also accommodated in the Council of Ministers.
Adityanath's appointment has been met with a lot of criticism on social media, with many questioning the BJP's election promises. While the BJP MP has largely focused on Hindutva, one can not overlook his contributions to the development cause either.
Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, wants to diversify its economy with its revenues hit by falling crude oil prices. Retno added that in the next two months, the President would he send a minister to follow up King Salman's visit to Indonesia.
It also brings in Wi-Fi aware through which apps and devices can communicate with each other without an Internet point in between. With Android O , Google is introducing additional automatic limits on what applications can do (or cannot do) in the background.
UNCW signed Keatts to a contract extension that would keep him with the Seahawks through the 2021 season. Gottfried has a reputation as a capable recruiter, and he brought some good players to NC State.
They have asked for improvements in compensation, youth team development, equipment, staffing, travel expenses and other areas. In an embarrassing and widely mocked moment, one high school team even beat the US women.
Instead it's another in a long line of options that allow gamers to choose how their Xbox One experience will play out. Microsoft has revealed a brand new Xbox One controller they are dubbing the "Tech Series".
Those on the highest tier might include specialty medicines that could cost the patient hundreds of dollars even with coverage. The Repatha study results are being presented and discussed today at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting.
But the President didn't appear to do government lawyers any favors during a Wednesday night rally in Nashville, Tennessee. Two more judges, one in Maryland and another in Washington , heard arguments Wednesday on whether to freeze the order.
All of the computations are extremely subjective and, as an outcome, there exists a wide range of price targets for stock. Bernstein lowered General Mills from a "market perform" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research note on Tuesday.
Nantarika Chansue , who removed 5 kilograms of coins from the turtle's stomach in an hours-long operation on March 6. And afterward, the veterinarians showed reporters the pile of hundreds of coins that she had consumed.
After she ran into the store, she called the cops and AlSabah locked up the shop after the victim said her captor was armed. She says the man took her money, wallet and phone and drove her to several ATMs and took her money.
Trump on Iraq War: US 'Should Never Ever Have Left'
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