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Iraq's PM declares victory over IS in Mosul

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared that the city of Mosul has been ‘liberated’ from Islamic State.

He arrived in the city on Sunday, after Iraqi forces reached the River Tigris.

In a statement Mr Abadi’s office said that he: “Congratulates the heroic fighters and the Iraqi people on the achievement of the major victory.”

Mosul fell to IS in the summer of 2014.

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