• This image made from video by Rudaw News Agency shows a family fleeing Mosul, Iraq on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Residents who have endured more than two years of militant rule describe a city under siege, and say a new sense of terror has set in since Iraq announced the start of a long awaited operation to liberate its second largest city. (Rudaw News Agency via AP)

    In Mosul, residents report new terrors as Iraqi forces near

    BAGHDAD (AP) — On the eerily quiet streets of Mosul, fighters from the Islamic State group are killing suspected spies, blocking roads and planting bombs ahead of a showdown with Iraqi forces.