Iraqi army launches helicopter-borne assault on Tikrit

(AGI) Baghdad, June 26 - Iraqi forces have launched ahelicopter-borne infantry assault against ISIS militants inTikrit, Iraqi officials have announced. Iraqi forces have takenthe city's university, a strategic location in the city'scentre and one that was the first to fall into ISIS hands. Theassault's aim is to open an approach to retake the city,officials say. . .

(AGI) Baghdad, June 26 - Iraqi forces have launched ahelicopter-borne infantry assault against ISIS militants inTikrit, Iraqi officials have announced. Iraqi forces have takenthe city's university, a strategic location in the city'scentre and one that was the first to fall into ISIS hands. Theassault's aim is to open an approach to retake the city,officials say. . .