May 15, 2015 / 12:31 PM / 2 years ago

Islamic State raises flag over local government compound in Iraq's Ramadi

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants raised their black flag over the provincial government compound in the city of Ramadi in western Iraq on Friday, a Reuters witness said.

The insurgents attacked Ramadi overnight using six suicide car bombs to reach the city centre, where the Anbar governorate compound is located, police sources said.

editing by John Stonestreet

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