Fight For Tikrit Rages On In Iraq

March 12, 2015 5:12 PM

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Fight For Tikrit Rages On In Iraq

Members of the popular mobilization unit attend a combat training session at a military camp in the Iraqi Shiite shrine city of Karbala in central Iraq on March 12, 2015, ahead of joining the military operation in the city of Tikrit. (Mohammed Sawaf/AFP/Getty Images)

Rockets and mortars echoed across Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit today, as Iraqi security forces clashed with ISIS fighters, a day after sweeping into the Sunni city north of Baghdad.

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