Report: Islamic State seizes town near Ramadi

May 22, 2015 9:04 AM

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A tribal leader has said Islamic State militants have seized another town in western Iraq's Anbar province, days after capturing the provincial capital of Ramadi, the Associated Press reported Friday.

Sheikh Rafie al-Fahdawi told the news agency Friday that the small town of Husseiba, which is about four miles east of Ramadi, fell overnight and that police and tribal fighters withdrew after running out of ammunition.

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