ling urban combat in Western Mosul as Iraqi forces fight street to street in densely populated neighborhoods. Islamic State aren't giving up their last Iraqi stronghold without a hard fight. This police captain says the numbers of civilians fleeing the fighting is on the rise. 1,000 people just on Saturday and the camps are nearly full.
The civilians still in Mosul, a delivery of much needed aid in the southwest of the city brings chaos and panic. With many residents choosing to remain at home despite the fighting, aid agencies have struggled to reach them. The offensive to recapture West Mosul began less than three weeks ago.
It took three months to capture the east. The UN says up to 400,000 people may have to leave their homes, as food and fuel runs out in the west of the city. Aid groups are warning that the most dangerous phase of the offensive is about to begin.