The Killing Rooms Of Mosul Are Filled With Bodies And Mystery | Full Segment (HBO)

The Killing Rooms Of Mosul Are Filled With Bodies And Mystery | Full Segment (HBO)

MOSUL, Iraq — In March, VICE returned to Mosul for the first time since the war against ISIS was declared over eight months ago.

While life may be returning to normal in the eastern half of the city, on the other side of the river — where the fighting was most intense — the scale of rebuilding that needs to be done is monumental. It’s estimated there are still 8 million tons of conflict debris that need to be moved before reconstruction can start, equivalent to three times the size of the Great Pyramid of Egypt. About 75 percent of that rubble is in West Mosul, and it’s mixed with so much unexploded ordnance that experts say this is now one of the most contaminated spots on the planet.

In the Old City, where ISIS made its last stand, residents have slowly started to come back – a few business owners hoping to repair shops, and families who have no other option but to live in their damaged homes. Some water tanks have been trucked in, and electricity cables have been temporarily patched together along some streets, but the place feels deserted, and in some ways the scene was not that different from how it looked shortly after the fighting.

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“We saw that there were bodies everywhere, in the alleys and inside the houses,” Hosayni told VICE News.
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i was dry heaving

McNavarone says:

Why? For what reason? People with out defense, end up victim at the hands of evil persons. Children that have a right to live and enjoy life; taken from this world poisoned by the hate and lies by evil people. Those evil persons who want it done by their soldiers; not by their own hand. Soldiers who fear for their lives if they dont follow orders. I hope those evil people enjoy this life, because in death you'll have a lot to answer for. God won't save you.

jitdreams says:

world is a beautiful place and we are trying hard to destroy it

Tom C says:

2:04 bro, you're doing it wrong.

StealthMaster123 says:

As a German these killing rooms sadly remind me a lot of the atrocities the Nazis committed…. How can this still be happening in the 21st century?

Burning Experience says:

Rip for the civilians I tell you what not for Isis fighters….

John Denaci says:

What I notice from videos including volunteers. Is there are far more educated, than most of the fighters. I feel as if allot of the fighters are low class individuals.

Isis Smith says:

It’s so sad that this is normal to the children that live there to look out and see bodies everywhere. Saddens my heart to think that isis has done this horrific act all in the name of God, folks we live amongst some wicked satanic barbaric monsters, pray for peace worldwide.

Juanfra Martinez says:

Anyone else noticed at 2:02 the guy put the mask on incorrectly? Noup? Just me?

Comment Interest says:

What a honorable act you have it there .. but you can't blame the military or the country, because they have their own priority and their country is in Chaos, i mean, you can't command your soldiers to picking up your enemy's bodies while your other cities is under attack.. Maybe the iraqi goverment will remove the dead bodies after the iraqi army killed all of the ISIS fighter.
Much Love and Du'a from me for you guys!

Lenni Turunen says:

fewer artificial sudden confident bombing arm for third viewer statement excuse

Reliablethreat says:

Iraq has to be the most haunted place on earth! I can't think of a place in modern history that has been through so much bloodshed! It's mind-blowing how much death and destruction Iraq has endured throughout history! Violent dictatorship, foreign invasions, war with neighboring countries, civil war, etc. Could you imagine living in a newly constructed building that was built on top of dead ISIS bodies? That's creepy as hell!

Bankstown Trap House says:

Amazing journalism. The nightly news would never run a report like this. I'm honestly just so impressed by the reporting and the people performing the recovery process.

Rey loera says:

First time I had a first hand experience of this war from Militant videos, ISIS videos, Kurd videos, and other groups videos and all of the media documentaries etc been crazy has there been a point in history where someone can experience an conflict like this ?

Safetyleed Nkom says:

This is a noble work!

Jim Dor says:

this has been going on forever and will continue so get use to it

Jim Dor says:

like the army have time, there fucking fighting

Strange Days says:

America Had or did not have control of Mosul before Obama gave it Back.?

Armando Reyes says:

2:03 puts mask on completely wrong lol

IM_a Labrador says:

I hope all people in all places begin to peace each other. No more war. Because there's is only one casualties. Civilians.

Mr T says:

The saddest thing of all is that Syria is a pawn in a game played by globalists who care nothing for human lives.

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