More than 57,000 displaced families have returned to freed districts in provinces of Anbar, Saladin and Diyala, Iraqi Ministry of Displacement and Migration announced on Friday.
In a press statement, Hamoudi Mahjoub, Director of the ministry's Return Affairs Department said that the ministry's centers recorded the return of 41,624 families to freed districts of Ramadi, Fallujah, Haditha, al-Khaldiya, Hit, al-Karmah and Saqlawyiah.
He stated that the ministry's centers in Saladin Governorate recorded the return of 11,093 displaced families to freed districts of Tikrit, al-Dour, al-Alam, Samrra, al-Doloya, al-Dajeel, eastern Baiji and near Tigris River.
Diyala Governorate recorded the return of 5,168 displaced families to freed districts of al-Meqdadiya and al-Khalis, Khanqeen and Baqubah, Mahjoub added.
ISIS has been inflicted with heavy losses in Mosul. Security forces, backed by International Coalition air raids and logistic support of the US army, have retaken eastern Mosul and half of its western part after six months of battles.
It is estimated that there are a few of ISIS terrorists left in the second largest city of Iraq. It is expected that they will desperately defend the last pocket of the city that has been once their main stronghold in Iraq.
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