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Security forces start removing ISIS remnants from Fallujah

Iraqi security forces. File photo.
Iraqi security forces. File photo.


Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Fallujah District Administration announced, that security forces started to remove the remnants of the Islamic State from the last two areas in the city.

Mayor of Fallujah, Eissa al-Sayer, said in a press statement, “Troops from the army’s 14th brigade and East of Anbar Operations Command and police forces started to remove and cleanse the remnants left by the Islamic State group (ISIS), as well as securing the 1st and 2nd sectors of al-Shuhadaa area, in southern Fallujah.”

“Removing the remnants of the terrorist group will make Fallujah completely safe, secured and ready for the return of displaced persons in the coming few days,” Sayer added.

The cities of Anbar, including Ramadi, Fallujah, Heet, Kabisa and Rutba were cleansed from the ISIS group early in 2016, and thousands of displaced families started to return back to their areas.


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