Mosul battle: Civilians killed by landmines as they flee, police say


Irbil, Iraq (CNN)More than 50 civilians have been killed or injured by landmines since Friday night as they fled a village about 9 miles west of Mosul, Iraq’s Federal Police said in a tweet Saturday.
Residents in the village of Sahaji were trying to escape the fighting as Iraqi forces advance on western Mosul.

ISIS is in control of hills between Sahaji and Mosul, Iraq’s second city.
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