Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-rigged vehicles near positions of security forces in the city of Ramadi on Sunday, killing 13 people and wounding 17, Iraqi police and a doctor said.
One blast hit an under-construction building manned by Iraqi special forces in the city west of Baghdad, while the second struck a joint special forces-police checkpoint, the sources said.
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Iraqi forces have struggled to regain control of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, from militants who have held shifting areas of the city since early this year.
Fallujah, a city east of Ramadi, has been completely out of government hands since January, while militants also seized other parts of Anbar during a sweeping jihadist-led offensive launched in June, when they overran chunks of five provinces.
The blasts in Ramadi came as Iraqi security forces, Shiite militias and Kurdish fighters broke a months-long jihadist siege of the town of Amerli, the government's biggest offensive victory since the militant drive began.