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10/05/2017

Islamic State group: Iraqi army asserts recapture of Hawija

Islamic State group: Iraqi army asserts recapture of Hawija

Iraqi forces say they have recaptured Hawija, one of the last enclaves of so-called Islamic State (IS).


On Wednesday they had said they killed 196 IS militants and recaptured 98 villages.
The area had been under the militant group's control since 2014.

The recapture leaves just one area of Iraq under the militant group's control; a stretch of land along the western border with Syria. IS continues to control parts of Syria.

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