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Iraqi Explosives Experts Dismantle Bombs in Liberated Tikrit

Iraqi explosives experts dismantled roadside bombs and other explosive devices Thursday in Tikrit, a day after Iraq declared victory over Islamic State militants in the strategic city. One explosives expert said the engineering unit secured the road linking the city center to Tikrit University. On Wednesday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called the liberation of Tikrit a "historic milestone." The Pentagon said on Wednesday the Iraqis control the city center and the...

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