Federal Police forces announce killing 402 ISIS fighters during Fallujah liberation operations

The Federal Police Forces. Archival photos.
The Federal Police Forces. Archival photos.

( Anbar – The Federal Police Command announced on Friday, that 402 ISIS fighters were killed since the start of Fallujah liberalization operations, while pointed out to the destruction of 23 vehicles belonging to ISIS and detonation of 604 explosive devices.

The Federal Police Command said in a statement received by, “The Federal Police forces managed to kill 402 ISIS fighters, including 41 snipers since the start of the liberation battles of Fallujah,” indicating that, “Five booby-trapped bulldozers and 23 vehicles carrying mono machine guns had been destroyed.”

The statement added, “The security forces were able to destroy 61 vehicles and seven laboratories for manufacturing IEDs and booby-trapped vehicles, as well as detonating 604 explosive devices and dismantling ten booby-trapped buildings.”

The Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced in 23 May 2016, that the security forces had started military operations to liberate the city of Fallujah (62 km west of Baghdad), while emphasized that ISIS has no choice but to flee from the battle.

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