Hundreds of ISIL fighters surrender as army advances in Hawija

The battle against ISIL in the northern Iraqi town of Hawija is over.

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    The battle against ISIL in the northern Iraqi town of Hawija is over.

    The Kurdish Peshmerga say hundreds of ISIL fighters have surrendered as pro-government forces advance.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Dibis in northern Iraq.


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