Mosul casualties mount as offensive continues

25 November 2016

Details are emerging of the human toll caused by the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul, with reports that babies just two months old have sustained bullet and blast wounds.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that since Iraqi armed forces began their assault on the ISIL terrorist stronghold five weeks ago, medical staff have treated 1,200 civilians, including women, children and infants.

Daniel Johnson has more from Geneva.

Duration: 2'15"

 

♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic.
♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.