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Iraqi forces blockade Tikrit, heavy fighting ensues against ISIS

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

Salahudidn (IraqiNews.com) On Monday, a security source in Salahuddin province said that the Iraqi Army forces are now blockading the city of Tikrit, and violent clashes have begun in the western areas.

The source informed IraqiNews that “Iraqi Army has blockaded the city of Tikrit and took over north, west and south main roads that lead to the city. Heavy clashes between the ISIS militants in the city and Iraqi forces have begun in the western areas, and ISIS has only one way to withdraw which is from Al-Alam area on the eastern side of the city.”

“The violent clashes between ISIS militants and Iraqi forces accompanied by tribal fighters are currently taking place at Abu Abid and Al-Dayoom villages, located in western Tikrit” he said.

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