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Iraq air strike kills 7 in militant-held Tikrit

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An air strike on the insurgent-controlled Iraqi city of Tikrit killed at least seven people on Sunday, as the authorities seek to stem a swift Sunni militant offensive. 

An image grab from a video uploaded on June 8, 2014 allegedly shows ISIL militants firing from a vehicle near Tikrit

The air strike, reported by state television and witnesses, comes after a lightning advance earlier this month in which insurgents including the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant jihadist group overran a swathe of territory, including Tikrit.

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