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Anti-Terrorism Directorate: ISIS booby-trapped all houses and streets in Heet

Anti-Terrorism forces. Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – The Anti-Terrorism Directorate announced on Sunday, that the so-called ISIS has booby-trapped all the streets and houses in Heet District after evacuating their residents, while pointed out that Heet battle is the hardest due to the roughness of the terrain.

The commander of the Anti-Terrorism Directorate Abdel Ghani al-Asadi said in a press statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “This afternoon, our troops managed to storm ISIS fortifications and enter the city of Heet,” pointing out that, “A small distance is separating between the Anti-Terrorism forces and the center of the city.”

Asadi added, “The advance of the security forces had been hindered because ISIS had booby-trapped all the streets and houses in the city of Heet after evacuating their residents,” indicating that, “The battle of Heet is the hardest battle due to the roughness of the terrain.”

Earlier today the commander of the Anti-Terrorism 3rd Brigade Major General Sami Kadim al-Aredi announced the liberation of Heet Camp and Amina neighborhood in the western axis.


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