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I.S. suffers latest battlefield setback near Falluja

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>> Near Fallujah, another deadly strike on Islamic State jihadists. US bombers killing at least 250 suspected fighters, laying waste to 40 vehicles. That's according to early estimates from US officials. This video from the Iraqi military, reporting to show the damage from the attack south of the Iraqi city.
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Islamic State is on the run in Fallujah's outskirts. And this is a big battlefield setback if confirmed. The latest of a string of losses in the group's so called caliphate in Iraq and Syria. Iraq's military retook Fallujah on Sunday after five weeks of fierce fighting backed by US forces.
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Although on one front, Islamic State's ability to strike further field is still much feared. Turkey pointing the finger at the group for a triple suicide bombing at Istanbul airport on Sunday. A long road lies ahead in the fight against Islamic State. Iraqi forces now setting their sites in victory in Mosul