November 5, 2016 21:30 IST

Iraqi security forces launch a rocket towards Islamic State militants

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Iraqi security forces launch a rocket towards Islamic State militants during clashes at a frontline in Ali Rash village, southeast of Mosul, Iraq. Credit: Reuters
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Flames and smoke rise from oil wells set ablaze by Islamic State militants before they fled the oil-producing region of Qayyara, Iraq, November 4, 2016. Credit: Reuters
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Tribal fighters walk as fire and smoke rises from oil wells, set ablaze by Islamic State militants before IS militants fled the oil-producing region of Qayyara. Credit: Reuters
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Smoke rises from oil wells, set ablaze by Islamic State militants before fleeing the oil-producing region of Qayyara. Credit: Reuters
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An Iraqi soldier stands next to a detained man accused of being an Islamic State fighter at a check point in Qayyara, south of Mosul. Credit: Reuters