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Mideast Crisis Iraq Mosul

Photographer

Goran Tomasevic

Reuters

03 March, 2017

An Iraqi Special Forces soldier some moments after shooting dead a suspected suicide bomber, during the offensive to retake Mosul.

The battle to reclaim Mosul from ISIS began in October 2016 and lasted until July 2017, with fighting against pockets of ISIS militants continuing in some quarters of the city even beyond that date. The use of suicide bombers was a common tactic by the militants.

About

Goran Tomasevic

Tomasevic's award-winning pictures of wars and revolutions have become some of the most enduring images of the conflicts fought in the Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria...

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/664
Focal length
24.0 mm
F-Stop
3.2
ISO
400

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