e soundtrack of Mosul. Families all too aware of what they're running from. Hundreds of residents are fleeing Iraq's second city as the second phase of an army offensive to retake it from Islamic State is under way. Those that make it out alive are taken to camps.
They're stories of those that didn't.>>
> This man explains you'd be slaughtered for having a phone battery or a SIM card, and forced to pay fines and interrogated for having cigarettes. With the operation in its third month, a growing number of people are escaping from the besieged west still controlled by Islamic State.
Many talk about what happens if the rules are broken.>>
More than 114,000 civilians have been displaced from the city. They'll tell you they're the lucky ones. 1.5 million are still thought to be inside.