UN: Millions of Iraqi Children Affected by Conflict, Poverty Face Grim Future

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UN: Millions of Iraqi Children Affected by Conflict, Poverty Face Grim Future
Children play on debris in a neighborhood recently retaken by Iraqi security forces during fighting against Islamic State militants in west Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The U.N. children’s fund warns that millions of Iraqi children affected by conflict and poverty face a grim future and are in desperate need of international support. UNICEF says that in Iraq more than four million children, about one quarter of all Iraqi children, live in poverty. Most of these children, it says, are scarred by…