UN: 4,000 civilians flee Mosul each day amid fighting

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UN: 4,000 civilians flee Mosul each day amid fighting

Intense battles between Iraqi security forces and ISIL fighters in Mosul are causing increasing numbers of displaced people, with 4,000 civilians fleeing the city each day, according to the United Nations. More than 28,000 people have been forced from their homes since a coalition of US-backed Iraqi forces launched an offensive on February 19 to retake…