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A man carries his daughter while escaping the Islamic State-controlled part of Mosul and making his way towards Iraqi special forces during a battle in Mosul, Iraq on March 4, 2017.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared Mosul liberated from ISIS control in July after a fierce nine-month battle to retake the country’s second-largest city, which sustained heavy damage.
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