US helicopters, tanks and warplanes around Ramadi

Published: Monday, June 19, 2006, 14:34 [IST]

RAMADI, Iraq, June 19 (Reuters) Helicopters flew over the Iraqi town of Ramadi and warplanes could be heard screaming overhead as US troops hunted down insurgents in the rebel stronghold today, a Reuters witness said.

He said seven tanks moved along Masarif Street and July 17 Street. Two explosions were heard but the cause was not clear.

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