Iraqi Forces Announce Recapture of Hawija From Islamic State

StoryfulNewsPublished: October 5, 2017
Published: October 5, 2017

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi was in Paris on October 5, where he said that Iraqi forces had retaken the northern town of Hawija from Islamic State. On the same day, the Iraqi Federal Police said that the Iraqi flag had been raisedover government buildings and a public hospital in Hawija. This video was shared by a local community page, Hawija News, and shows Iraqi forces in the center of the city. Credit: Facebook/Hawija News via Storyful

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