Iraqi commander says 300 IS fighters holed up in Mosul

Fleeing Iraqi civilians walk past the heavily damaged al-Nuri mosque as smoke rises in the background in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. As Iraqi forces continued to advance on the last few hundred square kilometers of Mosul held by the Islamic State group, the country’s Prime Minister said Tuesday the gains show Iraqis reject terrorism. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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