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Security forces advance into Albu Obeid region east of Ramadi

Iraqi security forces. File photo.
Iraqi security forces. File photo.


(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – On Sunday, a security source in Anbar province stated, that the Iraqi security forces had managed to advance into the areas controlled by ISIS in Albu Obeid region east of Ramadi.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The Anti-Terrorism forces and Anbar police managed to advance into the ISIS-controlled areas in Albu Obeid region located on the international highway road east of Ramadi,” noting that, “Those forces entered [the area] after the collapse of the [ISIS] elements in the region.”

The source also added, “Anbar tribal fighters are taking part in military operations east of Ramadi,” pointing out that, “The international coalition aviation inflicted great human and material losses upon ISIS in Khalidiya Island.”


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