Iraqis pouring out of Mosul find no place at crowded camps

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Published on 20 Mar 2017 View Original

Iraqis fleeing Mosul arriving at camps to find there is no room, forced to get back onto buses or hire taxis to reach other areas

By John Davison and Patrick Markey

MOSUL, Iraq, March 20 (Reuters) - Mohammed Ali and his family, carrying all their worldly possessions in a few bags, had been on the road for 18 hours since fleeing their home in an Islamic State-held area of Mosul.

They hoped to find shelter at a camp. So far, they have had no luck.

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