Friday, May 27, 2016

#Iraq - Fleeing Fallujah: hundreds leave but tens of thousands are trapped: euronews (in English)

Published on 27 May 2016
* Hundreds flee besieged city
* Tens of thousands remain trapped inside
* No electricity or fresh water *What is happening?*

Hundreds of displaced families have managed to escape the fighting raging as the Iraqi Army tries to retake the city of Fallujah from ISIL.

At least 50,000 civilians are thought to be still inside the city, which is around 65 kilometres west of Baghdad.

"We came from Falluja, we were trapped in Falluja and we got out," one man told reporters. "We hope the securi…

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