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Security forces repel ISIS attack on al-Wafa west of Ramadi, says District Council

 Security forces repel ISIS attack on al-Wafa west of Ramadi, says District Council

Iraqi security forces. File photo.

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

(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – The head of the security committee in al-Wafa District Council, Hussein Kassar, announced on Saturday, that the Iraqi security forces had managed to foil a suicide attack by ISIS militants west of Ramadi.

Kassar said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Security forces foiled a a massive suicide attack by ISIS on a security headquarters in the area of the 18th Kilometer on the international highway road west of Ramadi, resulting in the destruction of three booby-trapped vehicles and killing a suicide bomber that had worn an explosive device.”

“The suicide attack was accompanied by shelling on the district of al-Wafa (35 km west of Ramadi) by three mortar shells that resulted in wounding a child,” he also added.

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