9 ISIS suicide bombers killed while trying to attack security forces in Karma

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

( Anbar – The Leadership of al-Hashed al-Shaabi in Anbar Province announced on Tuesday, that nine suicide bombers belonging to ISIS and wearing explosive belts were killed while trying to attack the security forces in Karma District in eastern Fallujah (62 km west of Baghdad).

The commander of the 1st regiment in Karmat Fallujah brigade in al-Hashed al-Shaabi Colonel Juma Fazaa Jumaili said in a statement obtained by, “The security forces spotted nine suicide bombers wearing explosive belts while trying to attack the security forces in different areas of Karma District (22 km east of Fallujah),” noting that, “The security forces shot the suicide bombers, killing them on the spot.”

Jumaili added, “The security forces reinforced their presence in the areas of Karmat Fallujah and advanced in the cleansing battles against ISIS, while eliminated their last stronghold in Karma District.”

“ISIS tried to attack the areas around Fallujah to open safe passages for its members to escape from the city,” Jumaili added.

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