Gunmen patrol in Fallujah, 65 kilometers west of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. (AP Photo)
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Sunni gunmen, including fighters linked to Al-Qaeda, made gains in the contested Iraqi city of Ramadi Tuesday in a setback for pro-government forces, as attacks killed 10 in the capital.Parts of Ramadi and all of Fallujah, which lies just 60 kilometers from Baghdad, fell out of government control more than two weeks ago, the first time militants have exercised such open control in major cities since the insurgency that followed the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.Two policemen were killed and five others wounded in the clashes, and three police vehicles set ablaze, according to Dr. Ahmed al-Ani at the city's main hospital.In Fallujah, government employees returned to work, but the city remained in the control of gunmen, said an AFP journalist there.Shelling in the city wounded two people, witnesses said, while brief clashes could be heard in the city Monday evening.
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