Refugee Council describes horror in Fallujah

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The Norwegian Refugee Council has published a compelling appeal for aid for the residents of the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah. The council’s welfare workers are deeply worried about the fate of civilians.

They’re caught in the crossfire between the occupying forces of the brutal terrorist group IS and the attacking Iraqi Army, which is backed by Iran and the US. The battles that continued this week are considered the greatest against IS to date.

While they may drive out IS, residents of the city are suffering from a lack of food, medicine and fresh water. The Norwegian Refugee Council is in contact with people trapped inside Fallujah, and is also working around the clock at refugee camps in Amiriyat al Fallujah. One filled up on the day it opened.

To read the Norwegian Refugee Council’s account, click here (external link).

newsinenglish.no staff