Inside Isis: The first Western journalist ever given access to the Islamic State Jurgen Todenhofer has just returned – and this is what he discovered – Middle East – World – The Independent

Isis’s fighters themselves sleep, he said, in barracks formed from “the shells of bombed-out houses”. They number around 5,000 in Mosul, and are spread so widely that were the US to bomb them all “they would have to reduce the whole of Mosul to ruins”, he said.

via Inside Isis: The first Western journalist ever given access to the Islamic State Jurgen Todenhofer has just returned – and this is what he discovered – Middle East – World – The Independent.

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