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IS spreads forces in Ben-Jawad city

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The IS held checkpoints on the city enter and exit points - Internet

A notable from Ben-Jawad city (50 km west Ras Lanuf) said that the Islamic State group (IS) spread its armory in streets and raised its black flags over city’s buildings including its main mosques, Al-Wasat website reported on Sunday.

The source, who refused to be identified, told Al-Wasat that the group held checkpoints on the city enter and exit points, inspects cars and imposed dress codes on women.

“Local officials ran away from the city”, the source said, adding that schools work no more in the city.

Some families moved out of the city, despite the road tying it to Ras Lanuf is blocked after clashes between the IS affiliates and the Oil Installations Guards.