Not possible for Iraqi forces to attack Fallujah now: Ministry

KIRKUK, Iraq (AFP) - It is not currently possible for Iraqi security forces to storm the city of Fallujah, which was lost to militants last week, the defence ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

"It is not possible to assault it (Fallujah) now" due to concerns about civilian casualties, Staff Lieutenant General Mohammed al-Askari said.

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