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Anbar Operations announces destroying key IS headquarters

Iraqi security forces. File photo.


Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Commander of Anbar Operations, Major General Mahmoud al-Falahi announced, on Sunday, that a key headquarters belonging to the Islamic State was destroyed by an air strike, south of the province.

Falahi said in a press statement that the international coalition air force managed, today, to destroy a main headquarters belonging to the Islamic State, on the banks of al-Razaza Lake, south of Anbar.

The headquarters included hideouts, and barrels containing explosive materials, Falahi added.

The international coalition air strike killed 7 terrorists inside the headquarters, while security forces seized 6 motorcycles and dismantled 21 improvised explosive devices, Falahi explained.

Noteworthy, Islamic State militants are frequently trying to sneak into al-Razaza Lake, while forces from the army’s 8th brigade manage to foil these attempts.


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