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By the numbers: Iraq’s bloody conflict

Updated 0632 GMT (1432 HKT) October 16, 2016

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(CNN)Thousands dead. Millions more driven from their homes. A future far from certain.

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Smoke rises from al-Qayyara in the late afternoon light, as ISIS burns crude oil to block visibility from above.Refugee camps outside al-Qayyara, Iraq, where people live in hostile conditions, with scorching desert winds and constant heat.Iraqi mother Piswa Treish holds a picture of her son (right) who was killed by ISIS.Iraqi forces move towards the al-Qayyara front line -- its been more than two years since the army was in the area.On the banks of the Tigris river, Iraqi forces extended a pontoon bridge to gain access into the al-Qayyara region.The bridge has been a vital access point for forces moving forward, but also allowed people to flee from ISIS across the river.05_Iraq_Damon02_Iraq_Damon01_Iraq_Damon06_Iraq_Damon08_Iraq_Damon09_Iraq_DamonISIS battle tacticsISIS' battle tactics

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