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Anti-Terrorism forces evacuate 1500 civilians from Husaibah

Security forces evacuate the civilians from liberated areas. Archival photo.
Security forces evacuate the civilians from liberated areas. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Tuesday the commander of the 3rd special operations brigade in the Anti-Terrorism Bureau Sami al-Aredi revealed, that the security forces started to evacuate 1500 civilians from Husaibah al- Sharqiah after liberating the city from the so-called ISIS control.

Aredi said in a press statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Today the Anti-Terrorism forces started to evacuate 1500 civilians, mostly women and children, who were besieged by ISIS in Husaibah al-Sharqiah area,” adding that, “The security forces were very keen to secure the civilians who were besieged by ISIS.”

Aredi also pointed out, “The evacuation took place to secure the civilians while cleansing the city from the improvised explosive devices and bombs.”


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