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An Iraqi Special Operations Forces soldier  stands amidst the bombed out ruins of a Saddam Hussein era government building that was occupied by Islamic state fighters.<br />
Mosul has been the scene of fierce fighting between militants from Islamic State (IS) and government forces since the beginning of the campaign to retake the city from militant control started in October 2016.