Iraqi forces destroy militant camps

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Iraqi policemen check the trunk of a vehicle at a checkpoint in Baghdad. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Baghdad - The Iraqi military attacked camps belonging to an Al-Qaeda-linked militant group in Anbar province, destroying two, the defence ministry said on Monday.

After locating camps with surveillance aircraft, Iraqi forces launched “successful strikes... resulting in the destruction of two camps in the desert of Anbar,” spokesman Mohammed al-Askari said in an statement.


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