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More than 100 civilians killed after US Mosul airstrike

Mosul has been damaged by fighting between Iraqi security forces and so-called Islamic State. Credit: AP

The US military says more than 100 civilians were killed in a blast in Mosul in March.

A Pentagon investigation has found that the civilians were killed when a US airstrike inadvertently triggered a second explosion, causing a building to collapse.

The blast took place on March 17 in the city in the north of Iraq, the report said.

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