Amid war against Islamic State, Iraqi Shiite militias seek to keep Sunnis out of their towns

January 6, 2015 4:45 PM

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Amid war against Islamic State, Iraqi Shiite militias seek to keep Sunnis out of their towns

In this Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 photo, Adnan Hassan, 59, right, and another Shiite militia member are seen outside a house they took over in Al-Rawashid a Sunni village outside the Iraqi city of Balad. 75 kilometers (45 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. He and his men last week helped Iraqi forces wrest the town from the hands of the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) (The Associated Press)

In this Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 photo, Adnan Hassan, 59, right, and other Shiite militiamen are seen at a house they took over in Al-Rawashid a Sunni village outside the city of Balad. 75 kilometers (45 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. He and his men last week helped Iraqi forces wrest the area from th...

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