Battle for Mosul: 'IS ignored pleas for starving children'

Battle for Mosul: 'IS ignored pleas for starving children'
 

BBC 5 live Drive presenter Anna Foster finds scenes of suffering in the Hasansham refugee camp east of the Iraqi city of Mosul where so-called Islamic State (IS) is encircled by government forces.
It is an image of horror. Two thin bodies lying on a mattress, skin wrapped around bones, knee joints protruding, ribs clearly and cruelly visible.
The smaller child is just two years old, his mother explains. Flies buzz lazily around him, and when they land on his small face he hasn't the energy to push them away.
When he cries the sound is so thin and weak it's difficult to hear. His brother... read more

 
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