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Army forces foil ISIS attack northeast of Ramadi, says Anbar Operations

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – The commander of Anbar Operations Command, Maj. Gen. Ismail al-Mahalawi, announced on Tuesday, that the army forces had managed to foil an ISIS attack by a booby-trapped vehicle northeast of Ramadi.

Mahalawi said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “At noon, a suicide bomber driving a booby-trapped vehicle attempted to detonate it against a force from the army in the area of Albu Aitha northeast of Ramadi,” noting that, “The army’s 10th brigade detonated the vehicle by an Abrams tank and killed the suicide bomber who was driving it.”

He also added, “The engineering force of the army and other security troops are continuing to dismantle the explosive devices in the northern axis of the city of Ramadi and inside the center of the city.”



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