Lost in Mosul, right before the Islamic State arrived

 
Journalist Wladimir van Wilgenburg remembers getting lost in Mosul on his way to Syria, just over a week before the Islamic State arrived. He returned to the Syrian border 9 days later and was briefly trapped there as the Islamic State began its attack.

Storyteller: Wladimir van Wilgenburg

Date of Story: Late May, 2014
Location of Story: Mosul, Iraq
Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Date: 29 January, 2016