Iraqi forces take large parts of Tikrit from ISIS, prime minister says

March 31, 2015 1:03 PM

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Iraqi forces take large parts of Tikrit from ISIS, prime minister says

March 30, 2015: Iraqi security forces attack Islamic State extremists during clashes to regain the city of Tikrit, 80 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP)

Iraqi troops aided by Shiite and Sunni forces reached the center of Tikrit Tuesday in an offensive against the Islamic State for control of the city, the country’s prime minister announced.

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