Tikrit-Kirkuk road closed due to clashes between security forces and ISIS

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( Salahaddin – A security source in Salahuddin Province announced on Monday, that the security forces have closed Tikrit-Kirkuk road due to the clashes between Iraqi security forces and the so-called the Islamic state in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in eastern Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad).

The source said in an interview, “The security forces closed Tikrit-Kirkuk road that passes through Tel Kasibh area in eastern Tikrit due to the ongoing battles between the security forces and ISIS members.”

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added, “The battle between the security forces and ISIS in that region is ongoing.”

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