Miami Photographer Documents War-Torn Mosul (Warning: Graphic Images)

Miami Photographer Documents War-Torn Mosul (Warning: Graphic Images)

A week after Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi announced Mosul's liberation from ISIS, Miami native Jose Argueta paid a visit to the old city to document the ongoing humanitarian crisis. But in a turn of events, he found himself farther into the "belly of the beast" than he'd ever imagined. Escorted by Iraqi Special Forces to the front-lines of the war where fighting continues, the 29-year-old freelance photographer realized that declarations of victory and liberation may have come too soon.

See also:
- Miami Freelance Photographer Sneaks Into Frontlines of War in Mosul


A week after Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi announced Mosul's liberation from ISIS, Miami native Jose Argueta paid a visit to the old city to document the ongoing humanitarian crisis. But in a turn of events, he found himself farther into the "belly of the beast" than he'd ever imagined. Escorted by Iraqi Special Forces to the front-lines of the war where fighting continues, the 29-year-old freelance photographer realized that declarations of victory and liberation may have come too soon.

See also:
- Miami Freelance Photographer Sneaks Into Frontlines of War in Mosul

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