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With ISIS besieged in western Mosul, civilians decide now's the time to flee

Recent refugees from Mosul describe how the increased Iraqi pressure on ISIS in the western half of the city, the jihadists' last urban stronghold in the country, translates into increased pressure on civilians.

Scott Peterson/Getty Images/Christian Science Monitor

Every time the Islamic State knocked on the door of the west Mosul home, two things would happen.

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