Times of India 2014.08.31 18:02
AP | Aug 31, 2014, 06.12 PM IST
BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces and Shia militiamen on Sunday broke a six-
week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern
Shia Turkmen town of Amirli, following US airstrikes against the Sunni
militants' positions, officials said.
Army spokesman Lt Gen Qassim al-Moussawi said the operation started at dawn
Sunday and the forces entered the town shortly after midday.
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