> We raised the white banner and fled me, my son, daughter in-law, and grand-daughter, and all of the sudden as we we're walking, something went off and they were hit.
My daughter-in-law was blown away and I did not find her body. I searched for my son among the dead, they took him to the hospital now, and I do not know whether he is still alive or has died. God, I lost my house, my son, my daughter-in-law, and my granddaughter.
We have been dying slowly for too long. I'll never go back to Mosul.>> Amongst it all, some suspected Jihadist's rounded up, to be dealt with later. Islamic States defeat in Mosul, would end the Iraqi half of the caliphate, that the militants' leader declared in 2014.>>
>> For now, these families just focused on getting to safety. The United Nations says up to 400,000 more could be following in their footsteps.