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Iraq: The frontline between Baghdad and Islamic State militants

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Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, have been involved in fierce fighting with Islamic State (IS) militants in a town west of Baghdad.

Amariya al-Falluja, 40km (25 miles) from the Iraqi capital, is a key strategic town.

The BBC's Chief International correspondent Lyse Doucet speaks to Iraqi troops trying to keep Islamic State militants from Baghdad.

  • 29 Sep 2014
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