Iraqi forces enter ISIL-held city of Fallujah

May 30, 2016 6:34 AM

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Iraqi troops entered the Islamic State-held city of Fallujah Monday, according to multiple media reports, in an effort to drive out the militants after a week-long offensive in which more than 80% of the surrounding territory was recovered.

A spokesman for the Iraqi elite counter-terrorism force said the offensive came from three directions, The Guardian reported.

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