Iraqi troops battle rebels in Tikrit (5)

BreakingNews.ie 2014.06.29 19:21
Previous Back to World Home Iraqi forces backed by tanks and helicopter gunships are battling insurgents in Saddam HusseinБ─(tm)s home town of Tikrit, one of two major cities seized by Sunni militants during a rapid advance across the north earlier this month. The government received a boost with the arrival in Baghdad of five Sukhoi 25 warplanes purchased second-hand from Russia.
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