Watch: Iraq's War of Fire (ARTE)
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Watch: Iraq's War of Fire (ARTE)

IS is gone, but the fires it lit rage on

Oil wells were set on fire by jihadists in the Islamic State to slow down the advance of Iraqi forces during the Battle of Mosul.

Though the battle was won, only 10 wells could be totally extinguished.

Iraqi firefighters fight daily to control the remainder of the fires.

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