17 ISIS fighters killed, wounded west of Ramadi

17 ISIS fighters killed, wounded west of Ramadi

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Iraqi forces.Archival photo.
Iraqi forces. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Iraqi Federal Police announced on Sunday, that 17 ISIS fighters were either killed or wounded in a security operation west of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad).

The Federal Police Chief Raed Shakir Jawdat said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “A force from the police’s 18th brigade stationed south west of Ramadi was able to repel an attack carried out by ISIS, while managed to destruct a booby-trapped vehicle belonging to the organization.”

Jawdat added, “A force from the Federal Police was able to launch pre-emptive attacks in Husaiba area west of Anbar on ISIS site, killing 11 ISIS members and injuring six others, as well as destroying four defense sites for ISIS.”

Noteworthy the majority of Anbar’s cities were controlled by ISIS until the security forces begun wide cleansing operations and managed to retake large parts of Ramadi after fierce combats.

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