In this May 16 photo, Iraqis fleeing from their hometown of Ramadi, Iraq, rest near the Bzebiz bridge, 65 kilometers west of Baghdad. The Islamic State group seized control of the city of Ramadi, sending Iraqi forces racing out of the city in a major loss despite the support of U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists.
In this May 16 photo, Iraqis fleeing from their hometown of Ramadi, Iraq, rest near the Bzebiz bridge, 65 kilometers west of Baghdad. The Islamic State group seized control of the city of Ramadi, sending Iraqi forces racing out of the city in a major loss despite the support of U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists. Hadi Mizban AP
In this May 16 photo, Iraqis fleeing from their hometown of Ramadi, Iraq, rest near the Bzebiz bridge, 65 kilometers west of Baghdad. The Islamic State group seized control of the city of Ramadi, sending Iraqi forces racing out of the city in a major loss despite the support of U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists. Hadi Mizban AP

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