Helmet cam - Iraqi Army launches a massive Assault During Heavy Fighting In Tikrit

Posted by RagnarLothbrok 2018 years ago in War
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- Iraqi commanders were plotting a strategy for flushing out the few remaining Islamic State group jihadists from central Tikrit, a city one commander said Saturday would be liberated within three days. The massively outnumbered IS fighters are completely boxed in but protected by snipers and thousands of bombs they planted across the city. That has slowed the progress of the broad alliance of forces battling IS, which is keen to minimise casualties on the way to what would be the biggest victory yet against the jihadists.

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