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    Extremists Running Out of Food, Ams in Iraq's Fallujah - Iraqi Army

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    The resistance of the Daesh extremists in the Iraqi city of Fallujah is weakening and they are running out of munitions and food, a spokesman for the Iraqi Joint Special Operations Command said.

    BAGHDAD (Sputnik) The Iraqi Army and militias, backed by US airstrikes, launched the offensive to retake Fallujah on May 22. The city has been under the control of the Daesh militant group since 2014. The group is outlawed in the United States and Russia.

    "In the first day of the operation to liberate Fallujah, the terrorists put up the toughest resistance… Now it [the resistance] is waning. According to our intelligence data, the terrorists are running out of food and ammunition," Yahya Rasul Zubaidi told RIA Novosti.

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