Heavy bombardment on IS militants in Tikrit ahead of street battles

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Heavy bombardment on IS militants in Tikrit ahead of street battles 

TIKRIT, Iraq, March 26 — The U.S.-led coalition and Iraqi forces on Thursday launched heavy bombardment on Islamic State (IS) targets in Tikrit to prepare the ground for expected street battles to rid the city of IS militants, a provincial official said.

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