Officials: Iraqi Forces Break Jihadist Siege Of Amerli

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Officials: Iraqi Forces Break Jihadist Siege Of Amerli

by Wochit 0:43 mins

Officials: Iraqi Forces Break Jihadist Siege Of Amerli

by Wochit 0:43 mins

Iraqi troops, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militiamen backed by US air strikes pressed a fightback against jihadist-led militants Monday, buoyed by breaking a weeks-long siege of a Shiite town. The military gains came as a senior UN rights official said the Islamic State jihadist group has carried out "acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale" in Iraq, and caretaker premier Nuri al-Maliki vowed the country would be the group's "graveyard".

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