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Iraqi army bombards Falluja in preparation for ground assault

By Reuters | Sun, 2 Feb 2014 18:40 PM
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By Suadad al-Salhy

BAGHDAD, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The Iraqi army intensified its shelling of Falluja on Sunday in preparation for a ground assault to regain control of the city, which has been under the control of militants for a month.

Sunni Muslim anti-government fighters, among them insurgents linked to al Qaeda,...

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