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Security forces cut ISIS financial support lines, kill 40 fighters north of Ramadi

 Security forces cut ISIS financial support lines, kill 40 fighters north of Ramadi

Archival photo.

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

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – The commander of Anbar tribal fighters in the northern sector of Ramdi Ghassan Eithawi announced, that 40 fighters of the so-called ISIS were killed in a military operation north of Ramadi.

Eithawi said in a press statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The security forces from the army, police and tribal fighters carried out a large-scale military operation targeting ISIS gatherings in the areas of Albu Bali and Albu Obaid (19 km north of Ramdi), killing 40 members belonging to ISIS and cutting their financial support lines in these areas.”

Eithawi added, “Intelligence information indicated to the presence of 70 ISIS fighters in the areas of Albu Obeid and Albu Bali, as well as 170 families used by ISIS as human shields, mostly children and women.”

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