Iraq "regain control" of the last bastions of state regulation in Fallujah
Sun, 06/26/2016 - 11:42
The Iraqi military announced another neighborhood grab controlled by the organization known as the "Islamic state" in the city of Fallujah.
A spokesman for the anti-terrorism in Iraq, Sabah al-Numan "anti-terrorism device was able to regain control of the Golan Heights neighborhood north of the city of Fallujah."
In that Fallujah has become a "completely safe," according to al-Numan.
Controlled organization on the city of Fallujah in January 2014.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi praised the "liberation" of the city, after troops raised the Iraqi flag on the municipal council building.
For his part, the commander edit Fallujah operations Lt. Gen. Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi said that in 1800 at least gunman were killed in the operation.
Tens of thousands of battles, and still some of them - including the elderly, women and children - living in camps in the desert outside the city, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council organization.
Abadi and gave start to the process of the restoration of Fallujah in May / May last signal.
The Fallujah, a major city in Anbar province in western Iraq, the first Iraqi cities that fell into the hands of the "Islamic state."
It organized and managed as well as control over vast tracts of land in western Iraq and eastern Syria in 2014.
Later, the organization announced the establishment of a "state succession" in areas dominated by them.
During the past weeks, the regulatory control of several areas controlled by the two countries.
Ebadi said earlier that the restoration of the city of Mosul will be the next battle Iraqi forces.
Mosul and are subject to the control of the organization since 2014, and the army began in March / March last operation to regain control.