Bartella Frontline

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On the left – school, on the right ISIS HQ

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Inside the ISIS HQ. Cars behind the trees on the left are full of explosives, but did not explode yet and are still making beeping sounds

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Inside the ISIS HQ – exploded car with a machine-gun

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Inside the ISIS HQ – exploded cars

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Inside the ISIS HQ – foreign fighters signature

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School near the ISIS HQ

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School and a place to punish thieves by cutting off their hands

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An airstrike hit a car

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Coalition airstrike hit a car

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Suicide car (there are still body parts left inside, so for ethical reasons I only post this photo taken from a distance)

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Weapons left by ISIS

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Mosque

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Tunnels – this is the biggest ISIS tunnel found till now (it goes all the way to Mosul)

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Tunnels

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Place for prayer in the tunnel in the mosque

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Tunnels – the biggest and longest tunnel found by now (it goes all the way to Mosul)

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Building tunnels

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ISIS left us a present – a cow’s head

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Moving IDPs out

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Moving IDPs out – women and kids

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Moving IDPs out – men (they are separate because they need to pass the security check)

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Christian Church

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Car mechanic shop

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Old Fortress

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That is what was left from the tires that ISIS was burning thinking that smoke interfered with coalition aircraft operations

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Many house birds and animals around