U.N. Says ISIS May Be Using Human Shields in Fallujah as Aid Groups Warn of 'Catastrophe'

May 31, 2016 1:08 PM

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U.N. Says ISIS May Be Using Human Shields in Fallujah as Aid Groups Warn of 'Catastrophe'

ISIS is reportedly using civilian "human shields" in Fallujah as U.S.-backed Iraqi forces push into the militant-held city, the U.N. warned Tuesday.

The alarm was sounded as Iraq's military announced it was less that 2 miles from the center of Fallujah, which has been under ISIS control since 2014.

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