Mosul Locals Say IS Burned Vehicles and Houses During Defeat

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Locals in Mosul, Iraq, said Islamic State militants had burned civilian vehicles and houses while the group was being defeated by Iraqi government forces in west Mosul, according to a video shared on Match 18.

The residents of al-Akidat neighborhood in west Mosul said that IS burned their cars, buses and trucks because they did not support them.

Iraqi forces recaptured al-Akidat and Nabi Sheet neighborhoods from Islamic State on March 13 after heavy fighting in the area. Credit: YouTube/Al Mawsleya via Storyful

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