ISIS burns oil wells as Iraq troops push toward outskirts of Tikrit

March 6, 2015 10:15 AM

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ISIS burns oil wells as Iraq troops push toward outskirts of Tikrit

March 4, 2015: Smoke rises as the Iraqi army, supported by volunteers, battles Islamic State extremists outside Tikrit, 80 miles north of Baghdad. (AP Photo)

Iraqi troops pushed toward the outskirts of Tikrit in their offensive aimed at re-taking control of the town from ISIS militants Friday, as the terror group reportedly burned oil wells outside the city.

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