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23 ISIS militants killed in airstrikes west of Anbar

The commander of Anbar Operations Maj. Gen. Qassim Al-Muhammadi
The commander of Anbar Operations Maj. Gen. Qassim Al-Muhammadi

Anbar – (IraqiNews.com) US-led international coalition air forces killed 23 Islamic State fighters west of al-Anbar province, an Iraqi army official said on Sunday.

The airstrikes were targeting two ISIS havens at the towns of Anah and Rawa, according to Qassem al-Mohammadi, head of al-Jazeera Operations.

Security forces and popular militias have recently concluded preparations to liberate both towns from Islamic State militants.

Iraqi forces, assisted by popular militias and international air forces, have been engaged in a more decisive battle in Mosul, ISIS’s last bastion in Iraq.



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