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Estimated 100K Children Threatened By Violence In Mosul, UNICEF Warns

Associated Press: UNICEF: 100,000 children in dangerous conditions in Mosul
“Mosul’s children are bearing the brunt of the intensified fight between U.S.-backed government forces and the Islamic State group in the city’s western half, the United Nations children’s agency warned on Monday…” (Salaheddin, 6/5).

Deutsche Welle: UNICEF reports 100,000 children trapped in extreme danger in Mosul
“… ‘Children are experiencing and witnessing terrible violence that no human being should ever witness,’ the organization said. ‘Attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure including hospitals, clinics, schools, homes, and water systems should stop immediately,’ UNICEF said…” (6/5).

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