Monday, June 6, 2016

#Iraq - Civilians flee Fallujah as battle for besieged Iraqi city intensifies: euronews (in English)

Published on 5 Jun 2016
In Iraq, civilians trapped inside Fallujah have continued to flee over the weekend.

It comes as the battle for the besieged city showed signs of entering a new phase with Iranian backed Sh'ite militia threatening to storm the ISIL stronghold once residents leave.

Up to 50,000 civilians are still stuck in Fallujah which lies just 50 kilometres west of Baghdad.

"We were hiding in a house for several days, trying to avoid Daesh (Islamic State group) militants. If they'd have found us they wou…

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