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Informers risked their lives to help defeat Daesh in Mosul, but now bitterness risesOne informer said he hid the SIM card from his mobile phone in a water filter to avoid detection by Daesh (ISIS). Another concealed his in a sack of rice and made calls to his Iraqi handlers from a basement. They were among several hundred Mosul residents who provided information on Daesh targets during the victorious nine-month battle for Iraq's second-biggest city, Iraqi military and Kurdish intelligence officials said.An Iraqi intelligence officer began negotiating with Jabouri through members of his Jabouri tribe, Kinani said. After initially hesitating, Jabouri agreed to lead 60 men in a revolt against Daesh to coincide with the start of the army's ground assault in October 2016 .
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