Fifty Five Al Qaeda Militants Killed In Iraq

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January 04, 2014 AT 11:47 AM
At least 55 Al Qaeda-linked militants were killed Saturday in clashes with security forces and local Sunni tribesmen in western Iraq. According to Xinhua, Iraqi security forces backed by tribesmen killed 25 militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, commonly known as Al Qaeda in Iraq. About 30 other Al Qaeda militants were killed in an attack carried out by the Iraqi Air Force on the outskirts of the city of Fallujah in Anbar province, some 50 km west of Baghdad, it added.