Armed clashes erupt between tribal fighters and ISIS in Heet, Anbar

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

( al-Anbar – The leader of Heet clans within al-Hashed militia in Anbar, Naeem Gaood, announced on Tuesday, that violent clashes erupted between the clan fighters of Heet and ISIS elements in the city.

Gaood said in a statement received by, “Armed clashes erupted today between the sons of Heet tribes and Kabisa on the one hand and elements of ISIS on the other hand in the areas of al-Jumaiah, al-Mu’almin neighborhood, al-Dawara and al-Doulab in the district of Heet (70 km west of Ramadi).”

He also added “The sons of Heat tribes and Kabisa are gathered in those areas to confront ISIS using medium and light weapons,” pointing out that, “The tribal fighters are working, in coordination with the leadership of al-Hashed as well as the security forces, in order to liberate their areas from [ISIS].”

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