URGENT: ISIS booby-traps the only safe exit in Fallujah

URGENT: ISIS booby-traps the only safe exit in Fallujah

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(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Wednesday, administration of Fallujah city in Anbar Province called for an “immediate intervention” to retake the city from ISIS and save 5,000 families entrapped inside the city, while also called the international coalition to intensify their air strikes on ISIS. The administration also pointed out that the only safe port that the security forces had opened for the families in the city has been booby-trapped by ISIS.

The Mayor of Fallujah Issa Sayer said in a press conference held in the capital Baghdad, “We appeal to the federal government, as well as the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces to immediately intervene and conduct a military operation to save the city of Fallujah and the innocent detainees by the ISIS.”

Sayer added, “The number of families entrapped in Fallujah is about 5,000 families, mostly children and women who live difficult humanitarian situations without food or medicines,” pointing out that, “ISIS arrested hundreds on charges of cooperation with the security forces.”

“We call the international coalition to intensify its air strikes on ISIS members in Fallujah,” Sayer continued.

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