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Forces push deeper into key IS-held northern town of Iraq

The Iraqi military says its forces have pushed deeper into a key Islamic State-held town north of Baghdad days after launching an operation to retake it. 

The Joint Military Operation Command said the Iraqi flag was hoisted on Thursday over the mayor’s office and the main hospital complex in the town of Shirqat. The statement added that Iraqi forces were pushing forward to the city <g data-gr-id="9">center</g>.
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