TIKRIT, Iraq: Iraqi forces launched at least four air strikes on militants occupying ousted dictator Saddam Hussein's palace compound in the city of Tikrit on Thursday, witnesses said.
It was not immediately clear whether the strikes against the militants, who took the city a day before, were launched by helicopters or planes.
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