The United Nations says 35,000 children have fled the city since the battle against Daesh began in October.

A displaced Iraqi man, who fled the Daesh stronghold of Mosul, walks in the mud following heavy rain at Khazer camp, Iraq, December 15, 2016.
A displaced Iraqi man, who fled the Daesh stronghold of Mosul, walks in the mud following heavy rain at Khazer camp, Iraq, December 15, 2016.

Winter has arrived in Iraq, leaving the streets of Mosul muddy.

But hundreds of civilians are still on the move, trying to escape the fighting.

The United Nations says 35,000 children have fled since the battle to retake the city from Daesh began in October.

Iraqi troops are part of a 100,000-strong coalition involved in the operation.

TRT World's Nicole Johnston has more from Erbil.

Source: TRT World