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Iraqi joint forces began operation to liberate Ramadi Island

 Iraqi joint forces began operation to liberate Ramadi Island

Iraqi security forces. File photo.

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

(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – The leader of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi in Ramadi, Gen. Yusuf al-Asal, announced on Friday, that the joint security forces have begun the military operation to liberate Ramadi Island from ISIS, pointing out to the participation of 500 tribal fighters in the operation.

Asal said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “A force from Anbar Operations, backed by tribal fighters, began an operation to liberate Ramadi Island from ISIS and gain control over it,” noting that, “The operation was carried out with an air cover by the international coalition.”

“500 fighters from the sons of the clans in al-Hashed have participated in the operation after arriving yesterday in the northern axis of the city of Ramadi,” he also added.

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