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Iraqi forces gather in the al-Shura area, south of Mosul, on October 24, 2016, during an operation to retake the main hub city from the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists.
Iraqi forces advancing on Mosul faced stiff resistance from the Islamic State group despite the US-led coalition unleashing an unprecedented wave of air strikes to support the week-old offensive.
 / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
Iraqi forces gather in the al-Shura area, south of Mosul, on October 24, 2016, during an operation to retake the main hub city from the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists.
Iraqi forces advancing on Mosul faced stiff resistance from the Islamic State group despite the US-led coalition unleashing an unprecedented wave of air strikes to support the week-old offensive.
 / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

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ISIS has executed 232 people near the Iraqi city of Mosul and taken tens of thousands of people to use as human shields against advancing Iraqi forces, the United Nations says.