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U.S. hunts last Falluja insurgents

U.S. forces say they are tracking down the last insurgents in Falluja in a bid to secure the bombed-out Sunni city and enable supplies to reach residents. Humanitarian relief convoys have been trying to deliver aid since an offensive by U.S. and Iraqi forces to reclaim the rebel-held city started on November 8 — but without success due to the security dangers there. U.S. officials have said they have mostly cleared out insurgents in the city 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Baghdad, but admit a risk of attacks remains. Iraqi Red Crescent Society officials were due to visit Falluja Wednesday to get a picture of humanitarian needs so it could effectively coordinate its activities in the Sunni city. Full Story

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