Flee or Return: Ramadi Residents Face a Tough Choice

April 21, 2015 5:27 PM

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In the two weeks since militants from the Islamic State group overran central Ramadi, thousands of people have streamed out of the city, fleeing the brutal clashes between the extremists and Iraqi security forces.

With the announcement late Monday that the Iraqi military has retaken key areas in and around the city, the tide has suddenly shifted: Thousands are turning around and heading back toward Ramadi turning this rickety, makeshift bridge over the Euphrates River into a scene of chaos and clogged traffic...

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