Heavy artillery is used to soften so-called Islamic State's defences in Falluja, Iraq
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Iraq troops in 'final assault' on Islamic State in Falluja

The Iraqi army has begun an operation to storm Falluja, a bastion of so-called Islamic State (IS) since 2014.

An estimated 50,000 civilians are trapped inside, with only a few hundred families escaping so far.

Jim Muir reports from Baghdad.

  • 30 May 2016
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