Report: ISIS Kills Hundreds During Takeover of Large Iraqi City

According to the AP, as many as 500 civilians have been killed during ISIS’ takeover of the Iraqi city of Ramadi. At least 8,000 people have been displaced during the fighting and the invasion of the radical Islamist militants. American officials have deployed 32 airstrikes in the region in recent weeks, targeting ISIS, and have promised to help try to take back the large city. Despite a televised plea from the country’s Prime Minister, there are reports that local security forces abandoned their bases during the battle, leaving weaponry and military equipment behind …

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