A suspected fighter for the Islamic State group sits handcuffed in the village of Tob Zawa, about 9km from Mosul, on Tuesday after his capture by Iraqi commandoes. Photo: AP A suspected fighter for the Islamic State group sits handcuffed in the village of Tob Zawa, about 9km from Mosul, on Tuesday after his capture by Iraqi commandoes. Photo: AP
A suspected fighter for the Islamic State group sits handcuffed in the village of Tob Zawa, about 9km from Mosul, on Tuesday after his capture by Iraqi commandoes. Photo: AP

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A suspected fighter for the Islamic State group sits handcuffed in the village of Tob Zawa, about 9km from Mosul, on Tuesday after his capture by Iraqi commandoes. Photo: AP A suspected fighter for the Islamic State group sits handcuffed in the village of Tob Zawa, about 9km from Mosul, on Tuesday after his capture by Iraqi commandoes. Photo: AP
A suspected fighter for the Islamic State group sits handcuffed in the village of Tob Zawa, about 9km from Mosul, on Tuesday after his capture by Iraqi commandoes. Photo: AP
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