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to be a priority as forces attempt to re-take Mosul. He said his office had verified reports of militants rounding up residents of surrounding villages and forcing them into Mosul.

“We are gravely worried by reports that ISIL is using civilians in and around Mosul as human shields as the Iraqi forces advance ... which may result in civilian casualties,” Zeid said.

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