Iraq forces kill 55 'Qaeda' fighters near Ramadi: General

KIRKUK, Iraq (AFP) - Iraqi security forces killed 55 Al-Qaeda-linked fighters in two areas near the city of Ramadi on Saturday, the commander of the country's ground forces told AFP.

Staff General Ali Ghaidan Majeed said 25 fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were killed in one operation and 30 in a second.