In the area of Fallujah, the Iraqi Security Forces and the Popular Mobilization Forces continued operation against ISIS. On May 28, the allies took control of Sijar and the Sijar bridge, the Mukhtar village and nearby Islamic cemetery. Separately, Iraqi forces advanced south of Fallujah, recapturing the villages of Al-Hoor and Albu Hawah.
We remember, the Iraqi Army has declared on Saturday the start of an operation to liberate Fallujah’s city center. Then, government sources added that the operation is scheduled for May 30
The operation is shifting to urban warfare while Iraqi forces are completing the siege of the city.