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Anbar operations thwart ISIS attack in Khalidiya

 Anbar operations thwart ISIS attack in Khalidiya

The commander of Anbar Operations, Maj. Gen. Ismail Mahlawi

The commander of Anbar Operations, Maj. Gen. Ismail Mahlawi
The commander of Anbar Operations, Maj. Gen. Ismail Mahlawi

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Commander of Anbar Operations, Maj. Gen. Ismail Mahlawi revealed on Sunday that it successfully pushed back an ISIS attack in Khalidiya Island, east of Ramadi.

Mahlawi in a press statement, said, “A suicide bomber driving a booby trapped vehicle tried to target al-Hashed al-Shaabi forces in Khalidiya Island, 23 km east of Ramadi.”

Mahlawi added, “The vehicle was bombed before reaching the target, causing no damage or injuries in the ranks of al-Hashed al-Shaabi forces.”

The commander of Anbar Operations Maj. Gen. Ismail Mahlawi, on Saturday further announced about the launch operation to liberate Khalidiya Island from ISIS control.

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