Leaders of Iraq's Anbar province call for U.S. ground forces to stop ISIS

October 11, 2014 9:56 AM

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Baghdad (CNN) -- Leaders in Iraq's western Anbar province appealed Saturday for help from U.S. forces on the ground to halt the relentless advance of ISIS fighters.

The situation in the province, just to the west of Baghdad, is "very bad," the president of Anbar Provincial Council told CNN by phone on Saturday.

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