Empty shops in Mansouriya north of Baghdad
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Mansouriya: Inside Iraqi ghost town destroyed by IS

The Iraqi village of Mansouriya, 100km north of Baghdad, has been devastated by Islamic State (IS) occupation.

Nobody lives there, houses and shops have been burned, and the streets are still littered with live bombs.

The town has now been reclaimed by Iraq's security forces, who took John Simpson to see what remains of it.

  • 19 Feb 2015
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