TOPSHOT - Iraqis carry belongings as they flee Mosul on March 1, 2017, during an offensive by security forces to retake the western parts of the city from Islamic State (IS) group fighters.
At least 26,000 people have fled in the 10 days since Iraqi forces launched the push to retake west Mosul, where jihadists put up "fierce" resistance. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS        (Photo credit should read ARIS MESSINIS/AFP via Getty Images)