Security forces repel ISIS attack north of Ameriyat Fallujah

Iraqi army forces. Archival photo.

Iraqi army forces. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) The security committee of Anbar Provincial Council announced on Monday, that the joint security forces had foiled an assault by ISIS militants north of Ameriyat al-Fallujah.

Rageh Barakat, the memeber of the security committee, said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The ISIS had carried out an offensive by suicide bombers, wearing explosive belts, and booby-trapped vehicles against the security forces and clans in the areas of al-Hasa and Albu A’asi north of Ameriyat Fallujah (23 km south of Fallujah),” pointing out that, “The security forces and clan fighters managed to repel the [ISIS] attack and inflict material and human losses upon [its elements].”


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