Maj. Sajjad al-Hour has been fighting for nearly half his life. Today, he commands 150 soldiers through the streets of Mosul.
A video from The New York Times documents what al-Hour is doing, and shows the nature of the brutal street-to-street fighting as Iraqi troops try to retake the city from ISIS, a fight that started last October.
This article was originally published on June 21, 2017.
This segment aired on June 21, 2017.
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