(IraqiNews.com) The Anbar’s Deputy Governor Mahdi Saleh Naumann confirmed, that security forces are currently in control of Ramadi’s center and entrances, and a counter-attack against the ISIS terrorist group will be launched after military reinforcements arrive to the city.
Naumann said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “The security forces and the police are now in control of Ramadi’s center, after violent clashes broke out in other areas during the past two days,” noting that, “Entrances to the city are controlled as well.”
Naumann continued, “The reinforcements and Rapid Reaction Forces arrived in the city along with a force of two regiments,” adding that, “The troops are going to launch a counter-attack against ISIS backed by the Iraqi air force and the international coalition forces.”
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