With a frightened toddler on his shoulders and a tiny baby somehow asleep in his arms, this fleeing father’s haunted face sums up the horror of the siege of Mosul’s suicidal dying days.
Too exhausted and war-weary to run, he simply trudges down the road away from the hell of Islamic State’s terrifying last stand.
His family is among more than 65,000 civilians who have fled the front line in the past two weeks as ISIS battered advancing Iraqi troops with mortars.
But worse was to come. Over the past 24 hours, the extremists have detonated at least 10