20,000 children trapped in Fallujah

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Iraqi military trucks take up position during a military operation southwest of Fallujah city, western Iraq on 25 May 2016.

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) concerns about the health of the children, as the battle between the Iraqi forces and the Islamic State (IS) militants is getting more intense.


20,000 children are still trapped in the city of Fallujah in Iraq and in its surroundings, according to a today’s report by the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

UNICEF worries about the safety of the children, as since May 23, Iraqi forces conduct a major offensive against the Islamic State (IS) militants who are in control of the city. UNICEF reported that the battle between the two sides escalates and few families managed to escape the city.

Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Repres...


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