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
girls 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
bomber 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.
policeman was killed in a roadside blast near Sharqat.
Gunmen shot and killed
a nurse at Muqdadiya hospital.
In Shaikhi, a blast wounded
Airstrikes on Qayara left 54
Peshmerga forces killed
30 militants in Sinjar.
militants were killed in clashes in the Makhoul Mountains.
In Hawija, a strike killed
nine militants, including a commander. Another airstrike killed
a militant explosives expert and wounded six others.
13 of their own in Mosul.
An airstrike on Kharba Shamam left tens of militants dead.
Read more by Margaret Griffis
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- Fighting Continues in Fallujah; 185 Killed in Iraq – June 16th, 2016
- Heavy Fighting Kills Dozens in Fallujah; 29 Others Killed in Iraq – June 15th, 2016
- Investigation of Reported Refugee Murders Continues; 203 Killed in Iraq – June 14th, 2016