UN: Thousands of Iraqi Civilians Continue to Flee Fallujah

June 19, 2016 1:53 PM

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The United Nations says thousands of civilians continue to flee Fallujah after most of the city was declared liberated from the Islamic State group.

The U.N. said Sunday more than 80,000 civilians have fled Fallujah and its surrounding areas since the operation to retake it from IS was announced last month.

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