Associated Press’ Big Story just released this story today, January 7, 2014, Iraq’s defense ministry spokesman says, “A government airstrike has killed 25 al-Qaida militants in a besieged province west of Baghdad.
Fierce clashes began amid strikes on Tuesday between the Iraqi Special Forces and insurgents in a battle for power of the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi in Sunni-dominated Anbar province.
The Iraqi Air Force struck the operations center for the terror network in the provincial capital of Ramadi, and killed the 25 suspects who were inside, according to a statement provided by Gen. Mohammed al-Askari. He didn’t provide any more specifics about how the death toll was confirmed but cited intelligence reports.
Writer of this article is based on a just released Associated Press’ Big Story today, January 7, 2014.
Associated Press’ Big Story