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Building by booby-trapped building, students work to reclaim Iraq's Mosul University

Building by booby-trapped building, students work to reclaim Iraq's Mosul University

Building by booby-trapped building, students work to reclaim Mosul University

By Marcus Yam

June 30, 2017 | Reporting from Mosul, Iraq

Student volunteers sweep up inside an administrative building near the library at Mosul University in Mosul, Iraq. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Sura Hussein Abdulmaged was in her last year of high school and taking her final exams with hopes of winning admittance to Mosul University. She dreamed of being an engineer.

But then Islamic State came to town. Abdulmaged was at...

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