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Iraqi joint forces liberate al-Wardiya west of Ramadi, says al-Jazeerah Operations

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

(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – The commander of al-Jazeerah Operations, Maj. Gen. Ali Ibrahim Dboun, announced on Saturday, that the security forces backed by clan fighters had managed to liberate the village of al-Wardiya located between the vicinity of al-Baghdadi and the district of Haditha west of Ramadi.

Dboun said in a press statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Security forces belonging to the army, police and clan fighters had managed to liberate the village of al-Wardiya, located between the district of Haditha and the vicinity of al-Baghdadi, during an extensive military operation,” noting that, “The security forces raised the Iraqi flag over one of the buildings in the village.”

He also added, “The operation came after a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt tried to target the security troops.”



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