Fighting in Mosul Displaces Thousands of Iraqis

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An Iraqi policeman collects himself as he is surrounded by bodies at the site of a mass grave containing some two dozen people, many of them children, in an area recently re-taken from ISIS. 3.14.17
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Fighting between U.S.-backed Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants has moved into one of the most densely populated parts of Mosul.

The violence has caused over 150,000 residents to flee their homes and make their way to camps in the surrounding area. But camps are over crowded, and Iraqis seeking shelter are often turned away. The sudden surge of people fleeing the city has pushed aids groups to their limits, and the U.N. has called this a humanitarian crisis. 

Caroline Gluck, senior public information officer for the U.N. Refugee Agency, discusses the worsening conditions in the camps. Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear the full conversation.