A Major Setback for Iraqi Army
Meanwhile, in the town of Dhuluiya southeast of Tikrit, government forces pushed the militants out on Tuesday night, eyewitnesses told Reuters. Control of Dhuluiya has passed several times from local fighters and police into the hands of militants and back again.
Photo: Islamic State’s Twitter feed on captured National Police vehicle. Tikrit, 16 July 2014. (Twitter/The Long war Journal)