Iraqi forces take Fallujah government building from ISIS

The takeover symbolizes government control of the city nearly four weeks after the offensive began. (AP)

Iraqi forces recaptured the local municipal building in Fallujah from ISIS militants, state television said on Friday, symbolizing government control of the city, an hour's drive west of Baghdad, nearly four weeks after the offensive began.

A military statement said the federal police had raised the Iraqi flag above the building and were continuing to pursue the ultra-hardline militants, who continued to hold other areas.

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