Shiite fighters and Iraqi security forces hold an Islamic State flag in Saqlawiya, north of Falluja, Iraq
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Battle for Falluja: Saqlawiya town 'recaptured from IS'

Iraqi forces say they have gained new ground from the self-styled Islamic State (IS) in a key area near Falluja.

Fighters from the army, the police and Iranian-backed Shia militias, entered the centre of Saqlawiya, north of Falluja, on Saturday.

The BBC's Elaine Jung reports.

  • 05 Jun 2016
Go to next video: Iraqi forces meet fierce resistance