In pictures: Iraqi refugees fleeing from Mosul gather at the UN-run Al-Hol camp in Syria's Hassakeh province

Mosul, which had a population of more than 1 million people, a stretch of territory that straddles the border between northern Iraq and eastern Syria.
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A refugee child who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, cries at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A refugee woman who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, waits in a queue for aid at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A refugee woman who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, stands at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A refugee woman who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, carries heating fuel at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Refugees who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, wait to receive aid at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A refugee boy who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, waits to receive aid at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Refugees who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, walk carrying containers full of heating fuel at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A refugee child who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, walks carrying heating fuel at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A refugee woman who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, walks carrying blankets after receiving aid at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Refugees who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, queue for heating fuel at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Refugee women who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, wait in a queue for aid at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Refugee women who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul due to the fighting between government forces and ISIL group jihadists, wait in a queue for aid at the UN-run al-Hol refugee camp in Syria's Hasakeh province, on January 29, 2017. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)