Fallujah, Iraq has FINALLY been retaken from ISIS
The Iraqi army entered Fallujah late May after a week of fighting on the outskirts of the city.
— NBC News Videos (@NBCNewsVideo) June 17, 2016
An Iraqi colonel said that ISIS' strength in the city has diminished since they've entered the city:
"ISIS has lost its power to defend Falluja. Its defensive lines have collapsed, and the battle of Falluja will be over in no time."
Another Iraqi counterterrorism commander said, "ISIS has collapsed in Falluja very fast."
This doesn't mean the city is safe from suicide bombings, though:
— Conflict News (@Conflicts) June 17, 2016
Although the Iraqis now control most of the city, there are still plenty of combatants lurking in the shadows.
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