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Many Residents Of Fallujah Flee, Fearing Major Battle

Fallujah's streets are all but empty except for cars navigating alleys in an attempt to escape clashes and shelling on the outskirts.
Many Residents Of Fallujah Flee, Fearing Major Battle
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Via AFP:

Many residents have fled the Iraqi city of Fallujah after it was seized by jihadists, while others are preparing to stay through what all fear will be a major battle as security forces push to retake it.

Fallujah's streets are all but empty except for cars navigating alleys in an attempt to escape clashes and shelling on the outskirts.

Among those seeking a way out is Salam al-Kritawi, a 27-year-old taxi driver who has his wife, two young children and bags of clothes with him in his car.

"We will leave Fallujah now, because the battles will begin, and we do not want to be killed in a...

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