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Victims of Islamic State pour into Mosul clinic

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>> Wounded civilians rush to receive aid on the eastern outskirts of Mosul. Waves of casualties pouring into this makeshift clinic every day. Reuters John Davidson in there.>> Iraqi security forces will rush back wounded civilians in their armored Humvees to the area right behind me. They'll cart them into the mobile clinic and treat them.
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Today we've seen one man who had half of his face missing from shrapnel from a mortar shall. We've seen a boy who's leg was blown open as well. A doctor has told me that they receive anywhere between 50 and 200 wounded civilians a day here. He said yesterday, 25 people died.
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Today, two people died.>>
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e clinic is just a few kilometers from the front line. The victims come from areas recaptured from Islamic State as Iraqi forces battle to drive the jihadists out of their only stronghold in the country.>> It's been quite difficult for Iraqi security forces to actually secure the areas as they move in because they'll move into a neighborhood.
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But there will still be ISIS, mortar and sniper fire coming over their heads and in some cases targeting civilians.>>
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For some of the victims then these medics are their last and only help.>>