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Iraqi army advances into al-Sajariyah area east of Ramadi

An M1A1 Abrams tank during training at al-Taji camp. Archival photo
An M1A1 Abrams tank during training at al-Taji camp. Archival photo


(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – Anbar Operations Command announced on Thursday, that the Iraqi forces managed to advance into the area of al-Sajariyah east of Ramadi.

The commander of Anbar Operations, Maj. Gen. Ismail al-Mahalawi, said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The army’s 8th brigade advanced, this morning, in the liberation of al-Sajariyah area east of Ramadi from ISIS,” noting that, “The operation is being carried out under his leadership.”

Mahalawi added, “The Iraqi Army Aviation as well as the international coalition aviation are participating in the operation,” pointing out that, “The forces are advancing towards their targets in al-Sajariyah amid weak resistance by the enemy.”


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