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Iraqi troops battle to advance in towns on edge of Tikrit

Published on: Sat, 07 Mar 2015 19:19:32 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces and Shi'ite militia fighters struggled to advance on Saturday into the two towns of al-Alam and al-Dour near Tikrit, their progress slowed by fierce defense from Islamic State militants.

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