Iraqi army foils suicide attack in Sufiyah east of Ramadi

Iraqi forces.Archival photo.
Iraqi forces. Archival photo.

( al-Anbar – Anbar Operations Command announced on Tuesday, that the Iraqi army forces had managed to repel a suicide attack that targeted the security forces in al-Sufiyah area east of Ramadi.

Maj. Gen. Ismail al-Mahalawi, the commander of Anbar Operations Command, said in a brief statement received by, “This evening, an army force belonging to Anbar Operations had managed to repel an attack by a booby-trapped vehicle on the security forces in the area of al-Sufiyah east of Ramadi.”

He added, “The force was able to detonate the vehicle remotely and kill the suicide bomber that was driving it without causing any human or material losses in the ranks of the security forces.”

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