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VIDEO: Iraqi refugees living in holes in the desert

'Where is the United Nations? Where is the humanity?' asks Iraqi refugee fleeing Mosul
Iraqi refugee sleeps in a hole in the desert (screen grab)

Iraqis fleeing the ongoing battle on the outskirts of Mosul have resorted to digging holes in the desert as makeshift homes.

This comes as anti-IS forces are attempting to recapture the city.

Watch below as one refugee likens the holes to graves and asks, "Where is the United Nations?":