As Battle for Mosul Intensifies, Patients Stream Into its Hospital

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Tens of thousands of civilians are still trapped in Mosul as the battle for control continues, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Civilians trying to flee the city often suffer injury from blasts and gunshots, the Red Cross said, and Mosul General Hospital is seeing an influx of patients with blast injuries, many of them children.

On Sunday, Iraqi forces began an assault on Mosul’s old city, a heavily populated area. Credit: International Committee of the Red Cross via Storyful