Fighting Continues in Fallujah; 240 Killed Across Iraq


Although victory was declared in Fallujah on Friday,
Islamic State militants continue to fight and hold ground in
northern neighborhoods. Between 50 and 70 percent of the city is in government

The Norwegian Refugee Council said that 30,000 people have fled
Fallujah since Daesh began their retreat on Friday. The United Nations believes
the total number of displaced in Fallujah and surrounding areas during the
current operation is about 84,000 altogether.

Security forces have taken custody of 354 Yazidi women and
who were being held by militants in Fallujah. The group is safe and
being moved to Kurdistan.

At least 240 were killed and 19 more were wounded:

In Fallujah, a Shi’ite
militiaman and a boy were wounded
as the man tried to carry the boy to
safety. A suicide
was killed before he reached his target. Sixty
militants were killed
while fighting.

Shi’ite militiamen are accused of raiding an Amerli
prison and murdering
nine Sunnis
held there.

A bomb killed
two people and wounded nine more
in Mahmoudiya.

In Shakran, three
tribal leaders were shot dead

A federal
policeman was killed
in a roadside blast near Sharqat.

Gunmen shot and killed
a nurse
at Muqdadiya hospital.

In Shaikhi, a blast wounded
two soldiers

Airstrikes on Qayara left 54
militants dead

Peshmerga forces killed
30 militants
in Sinjar.

militants were killed
in clashes in the Makhoul Mountains.

In Ramadi, battles left 17
militants dead
. An airstrike killed
nine militants

In Hawija, a strike killed
nine militants
, including a commander. Another airstrike killed
a militant explosives expert and wounded six others

Militants executed
of their own in Mosul.

An airstrike on Kharba Shamam left tens of militants dead.

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