Iraqi Troops Walk Into 'Doors Of Hell' Ambush In Saddam's Hometown Staff
Posted: Jul 17, 2014 9:52 AM

Salhy of The New York Times report.

Government forces, Iranian-trained militiamen, and untrained volunteers pushed into the center of Tikrit, assuming that extremist ISIS militants had retreated, and were about to hoist the Iraqi flag over the key town of Tikrit when they were ambushed.