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700 ISIS elements exist on the outskirts of Ramadi, says Anbar Council

ISIS elements file photo
ISIS elements. File photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Thursday the Head of Anbar Provincial Council Sabah al-Karhut revealed the existence of 700 elements of ISIS on the outskirts of the city of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad), while emphasized that the security forces are working to address the strongholds of the elements of the organization.

Karhut said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The security information revealed the existence of 700 elements of ISIS on the outskirts of the city of Ramadi, including al-Sofiya, Khalidiya Island and other areas,” adding that, “The strongholds of ISIS have been addressed by the security forces.”

He added, “The ISIS organization has collapsed after the cleansing of the government complex and the important areas in the center of Ramadi,” pointing out that, “The security forces are working on the cleansing of the government buildings in Ramadi, as well as dismantling the improvised explosive devices and booby-trapped houses.”


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