Iraqi Forces Poised for Final Assault on Islamic State in Iraq's Tikrit

March 14, 2015 5:30 PM

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Iraqi Forces Poised for Final Assault on Islamic State in Iraq's Tikrit

Tikrit, Iraq: Iraqi forces on Saturday plotted ways of flushing out die-hard jihadists from central Tikrit, which one commander predicted would be liberated within three days.

Fighters from the Islamic State group are massively outnumbered and completely boxed in but they are protected by the thousands of bombs they planted across the city.

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