Security forces liberate 4 villages west of Ramadi, 200 bombs dismantled

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

( Anbar – On Wednesday, Federal Police Command announced, that the security forces managed to liberate four villages in Rutba District west of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad) from the ISIS control, while also dismantled 200 explosive devices.

The Federal police Captain Raed Shakir Jawdat said in a press statement obtained by, “A security force from the Federal Police’s 18th brigade was able, at noon today, to liberate the villages of Ownaya, Sowinakh, al-Sawor and Abli in Rutba District (460 km west of Ramadi) from the ISIS control,” noting that, “The liberation battles resulted in the killing of dozens of ISIS members.”

Jawdat added, “The security forces also managed to destroy two vehicles belonging to ISIS, while dismantled 200 explosive devices emplaced by ISIS members,” indicating that, “The security forces were able to impose its full control on Baghdadi–Haditha road.”

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