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40 ISIS militants killed in cleansing battles of Baghdadi vicinity

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

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Monday, Heet District Council in Anbar Province announced, that 40 militants from the so-called ISIS were killed in the cleansing battles of al-Baghdadi vicinity west of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad), while pointed out to the destruction of three car bombs and four rocket launchers.

The Head of Heet Council Mohammed Mohannad al-Hiti said in a press statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The joint security forces carried out, at noon today, a large-scale security operation on ISIS gatherings in Baghdadi vicinity, killing 40 ISIS fighters and destructing four rocket launchers.”

Hiti added, “The security forces also managed to destroy three car bombs,” pointing out that, “Combat troops were deployed in the vicinity of al-Baghdadi in anticipation of any terrorist attacks in the coming hours.”



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