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UN stunned by multiple civilian casualties in western Mosul

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Author: ReutersSat, 2017-03-25ID: 1490439466200737100BAGHDAD: The United Nations expressed profound concern on Saturday over reports of an incident in the battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul that caused a high number of civilian casualties.“We are stunned by this terrible loss of life,” Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator for Iraq, said in a statement.Local officials and residents said on Thursday that dozens of people were buried in collapsed buildings after an air raid against Daesh militants in the Al-Aghawat Al-Jadidah district triggered a huge explosion last week.
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