Photographer's Work Offers Glimpse Into The Fight For Mosul

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A fire set by the Islamic State at oil fields south of Mosul. (Tyler Hicks for The New York Times)

New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks (@TylerHicksPhoto) is just back from Iraq, where he spent three weeks with the Iraqi Army and the Iraqi Federal Police.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Hicks about what he saw as Iraqi forces try to retake the city from ISIS, which has held Mosul since 2014. It’s the last major city in Iraq held by ISIS.

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