A victory against the Islamic State is under way in Iraq, where Iraqi forces have regained control of parts of the occupied town of Ramadi. An Iraqi military official said Thursday there are 300 Islamic State fighters still trapped in the center of Ramadi. Trying to halt the government advance, Islamic State militants have destroyed bridges leading into the city, both on the Euphrates and its tributary, the Warar River. On Thursday, Iraqi security forces looked at confiscated Islamic State group weapons and ammunition.
A victory against the Islamic State is under way in Iraq, where Iraqi forces have regained control of parts of the occupied town of Ramadi. An Iraqi military official said Thursday there are 300 Islamic State fighters still trapped in the center of Ramadi. Trying to halt the government advance, Islamic State militants have destroyed bridges leading into the city, both on the Euphrates and its tributary, the Warar River. On Thursday, Iraqi security forces looked at confiscated Islamic State group weapons and ammunition. Osama Sami The Associated Press
A victory against the Islamic State is under way in Iraq, where Iraqi forces have regained control of parts of the occupied town of Ramadi. An Iraqi military official said Thursday there are 300 Islamic State fighters still trapped in the center of Ramadi. Trying to halt the government advance, Islamic State militants have destroyed bridges leading into the city, both on the Euphrates and its tributary, the Warar River. On Thursday, Iraqi security forces looked at confiscated Islamic State group weapons and ammunition. Osama Sami The Associated Press

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