9 security members killed, wounded in battles of Rutba District

Archival photo
Archival photo

( Anbar – A source in Anbar Operations Command announced on Tuesday, that nine members of the security forces had been either killed or wounded in the cleansing battles of Rutba District west of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad).

The source said in a statement received by, “This morning, armed clashes broke out between the security forces, who were participating in the cleansing battles of Rutba District west of Ramadi, and ISIS militants,” pointing out that, “The clashes resulted in the killing of four army soldiers, as well as wounding two others and three police members.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The joint forces shelled ISIS sites in the eastern axis and destroyed a vehicle carrying weapons.”

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