Fighting in Mosul
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Fighting inside Mosul

Fighting in Mosul

In the Cahra neighborhood of Mosul, a woman and her children walk in the streets despite the battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Fighting in Mosul

The sign of coalition bombers circles above an Iraqi soldier, but commanders say that the Americans aren’t giving them as much air power as they would like. In the Cahra neighborhood of Mosul, Saffaa Moaid, 26, stands on the tank he’s assigned to.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Fighting in Mosul

In the Cahra neighborhood of Mosul, the body of an Islamic State fighter killed overnight is found in the market area.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Fighting in Mosul

On the frontline in the fight against Islamic State in the Cahra neighborhood of Mosul, an Iraqi special forces soldier makes his way to the roof where the lookout continues for the enemy.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Fighting in Mosul

On the frontline in the fight against Islamic State, a soldier watches for the enemy through a small whole in the rooftop wall in the Cahra neighborhood of Mosul.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Fighting in Mosul

A convoy of Iraqi special forces troops moves through the Cahra neighborhood of Mosul, where heavy fighting has slowed progress to take back Mosul from Islamic State.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
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