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Iraqi Troops Seize Gas Refinery From Daesh in Southern Part of Fallujah

© AP Photo / Khalid MohammedA file photo showing Iraqi military forces prepare for an offensive into Fallujah to retake the city from Islamic State militants in Iraq, Friday, June 3, 2016
A file photo showing Iraqi military forces prepare for an offensive into Fallujah to retake the city from Islamic State militants in Iraq, Friday, June 3, 2016 - Sputnik International
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Iraqi troops liberated a gas refinery in the southern part of the strategically important city of Fallujah from Daesh militants on Monday, local media reported.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Iraqi Army and Shiite militias, backed by US airstrikes, launched the offensive to retake Fallujah on May 22.

Smoke rises from Islamic State group positions after an airstrike by US-led coalition warplanes in Fallujah, as Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters, take combat positions outside Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, May 23, 2016 - Sputnik International
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"The [Iraqi] forces managed to liberate the Fallujah gas refinery located in the Al Shuhdaa district in the southern part of the city," a military source told Alsumaria TV channel.

The source added that the Iraqi army is continuing its offensive and the militants are suffering significant losses.

Fallujah, located some 42 miles west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, is one of the largest cities in the Anbar province. Daesh, outlawed in many countries including Russia, has been in control of the city since 2014.

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