Forces break militant siege of Shiite town (12)

Jamaica Gleaner 2014.09.01 09:56
Children laugh as they play inside a camp for internally displaced persons in Irbil, 350 kilometres (220 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday.-AP BAGHDAD (AP):IRAQI SECURITY forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following US airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.
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