Thursday, May 23, 2013

Binocular Snapshot for 05/23/2013

The first skirmish took place in the early hours of Thursday when militants attacked an army check point in the town of Taji, killing four soldiers and wounding four others, two police officers said. The militants fled the area after a brief gunbattle and did not suffer any casualties, Taji is a former insurgent stronghold, located about 12 miles (20 kilometers) north of the Iraqi capital.

The Sunni fighters were from the pro-government group known as Sahwa, which joined with U.S. troops in the war against al-Qaida at the height of Iraq war. Ever since, it has been a target for Sunni insurgents who consider them traitors.

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