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Thousands flee fighting in Iraq's Fallujah

The UN says violence in Fallujah and Ramadi has sparked the worst displacement of people since 2006-2008.

Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 19:34
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According to the UN, fighting in Iraq’s western Anbar province has forced more than 140,000 people out of their homes.

The government is trying to drive out al-Qaeda-linked fighters who have taken over some parts of Fallujah city.

Al Jazeera's Omar Al Saleh reports. 

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