The Iraqi army repelled the militants of the banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state” the administration of Fallujah. About it reports Reuters citing state television of Iraq.
The military of Iraq has stated that has raised the country’s flag over the administration building, while fighting with the militants, who control other parts of the city continue.
Iraq announced the beginning of the operation to free Fallujah from ISIS on may 23. “The hour of liberation of Fallujah has come. I came to the moment of the great victory, and the IG has no other choice but to flee,” he wrote on his Twitter page, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
Before that, the Iraqi army turned to the civilians in the captured city asking him to leave. The assault on Fallujah began on 30 may.
The Iraqi Anbar province, GDSs is including Fallujah, was occupied by terrorists in 2014. In 2015 the Iraqi army has managed to retake several towns in the province, including its capital Ramadi and the city of Heath.
At the end of March this year, the Iraqi army began to liberate the militants captured the Mosul — the second largest city in the country, which was also captured in 2014. Air support the Iraqi army provides aviation coalition, headed by USA.