Iraq Continues Mosul Offensive Amid Reports of Civilian Casualties

March 27, 2017 12:50 AM
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The coalition forces in Iraq continued the operation Sunday to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants after a day-long pause. The escalation of fighting has had a heavy toll on the civilian population in the densely populated western part of the city. It is not clear how many civilians were killed -- or how. Figures range from 60 to 200. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.