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Iraqi Army Imposes Curfew in City of Ramadi Amid New Daesh Attacks

Sputnik News

17:32 14.06.2016

The Iraqi Armed Forces has introduced a curfew in the central country's city of Ramadi following a number of new attacks of the Daesh militant group, media reported Tuesday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Earlier in the month, the Daesh militants have tried to advance in the northern part of the city and used cars equipped with explosive materials against the government forces.

The curfew was declared in the city, but it was not clear when it would be lifted, Al Jazeera media network reported.

The city of Ramadi was occupied by Daesh militants in May 2014. The government forces succeeded to retake the city after weeks of fierce fighting from December 2015 to February 2016.

Daesh is a terrorist group that claims to have established an Islamic caliphate on the territory under its control in Syria and Iraq. The jihadists have staged numerous attacks in Europe. The group is also outlawed in many countries around the world, including the United States and Russia.


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