Anbar Operations start liberating Khalidiya Island

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

( Anbar – Anbar Operations Command announced on Saturday, that the security forces started the liberation of Khalidiya Island east of Ramadi.

The commander of Anbar Operations Major General Ismail Mahalawi said in a press statement followed by, “Today the security forces carried out a military operation to liberate Khalidiya Island from the control of ISIS,” pointing out that, “The army’s 8th and 10th brigades and tribal fighters participated in the operation.”

Mahalawi added, “The operation started from the international highway toward Albu Obeid and Albu Bali,” indicating that, “The Iraqi Army Aviation and army, in addition to the international coalition aviation also participated in the operation.”

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