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Iraqi Forces Break Militant Siege of Shiite Town

Kurdish forces make their way to the front line to fight militants from the extremist Islamic State group at Mosul Dam, Aug 18, 2014. KHALID MOHAMMED/AP

August 31, 2014  | 

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 U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said. Iraq Army spokesman Lt. Gen. Qassim al-Moussawi said the operation started at dawn Sunday.

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