Iraqi offensive: Can Iraq Army to retake Tikrit from ISIS?

June 28, 2014 3:05 PM

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Iraq launched a military offensive Saturday against Sunni militants in Tikrit, one of two major Iraq cities that have fallen to the Al Qaeda breakaway group, ISIS.

Baghdad — Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships launched an operation early Saturday aimed at dislodging Sunni militants from the northern city of Tikrit, one of two major urban centers they seized in recent weeks in a dramatic blitz across the country.

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