UPDATE 4-U.S. air strikes target insurgents near Iraq's Haditha Dam

September 8, 2014 2:10 AM

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* "We're going to shrink the territory they control" -Obama (Updates details on air strikes, paragraphs 1, 6)

BAGHDAD/TBILISI, Sept 7 (Reuters) - U.S. warplanes carried out five strikes on Islamic State insurgents menacing Iraq's Haditha Dam on Sunday, witnesses and officials said, widening what President Barack Obama called a campaign to curb and ultimately defeat the jihadist movement.

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