>> After five weeks of fighting, the smoke is settling over Fallujah, and a picture of life under Islamic state emerges. A homemade prison, cages in a courtroom dispensing justice IS style. Reuters correspondent Stephen Kalin is in Baghdad.>> Cages, some that were almost up to the ceiling but others that were quite small, fit for a dog.
But we were told they were used to keep people inside.>> The city was held by IS for two years, long enough to leave it in tatters. Now a place where police and troops pose for photographs, an IS flag held upside down as an insult. With the fall of Fallujah, the fight now moves to Mosul, Iraq's second city.
The jewel in the crown of IS territory.>> Most of the forces, the counter-terrorism forces that were really key in this operation, as well as, the army and federal police who played big roles, they'll be redeployed further into Anbar province to the west and also up north, towards Mosul, which is really the next big front for Iraq's war against Islamic States.
>> Fallujah might be liberated, but the sound of resistance can still be heard. And the signature of the insurgent, booby-traps and improvised bombs, are still a very real threat for both troops and civilians.