Anbar Antics: 13+ die
13 ISIS Turbans turn into a fine, red mist in Anbar
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Anbar Operations Command announced on Friday, that 13 members of the Islamic State extremist group (ISIS) were killed in an air strike carried out by the US-led international coalition on the group’s headquarters in central Qaim district, west of Anbar.
Anbar Operations Command also pointed out to the destruction of a number of vehicles and weapons belonging to the group.
The Command said in a press statement, “Intelligence information allowed the international coalition air force to conduct an air strike targeting a gathering of ISIS members in Qaim district, killing 13 Arab and foreign members.”
“Four vehicles and a truck carrying large quantities of weapons and rockets were also destroyed by the air strike that targeted the ISIS members in Qaim,” the statement added.
“Security forces, backed by the international coalition air force, are conducting raids and ground operations to weaken the abilities of the ISIS members in the western areas,” the statement explained.
Security forces managed to liberate majority of cities of Anbar, including Ramadi, Heet, Fallujah, Baghdadi and Rutba.
Iraqi forces begin mopping up ISIS diehards in Fallujah
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Fallujah District Administration announced, that security forces started to remove the remnants of the Islamic State from the last two areas in the city.
Mayor of Fallujah, Eissa al-Sayer, said in a press statement, “Troops from the army’s 14th brigade and East of Anbar Operations Command and police forces started to remove and cleanse the remnants left by the Islamic State group (ISIS), as well as securing the 1st and 2nd sectors of al-Shuhadaa area, in southern Fallujah.”
“Removing the remnants of the terrorist group will make Fallujah completely safe, secured and ready for the return of displaced persons in the coming few days,” Sayer added.
The cities of Anbar, including Ramadi, Fallujah, Heet, Kabisa and Rutba were cleansed from the ISIS group early in 2016, and thousands of displaced families started to return back to their areas.
Posted by: badanov 2016-12-04