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ISIS launches attack on Heet District using light and medium weapons

ISIS fighters. Archival photo.
ISIS fighters. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Sunday the leadership of al-Hashed al-Shaabi announced, that the so-called ISIS launched an attack using light and medium weapons on Heet District west of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad), while pointed out that violent clashes had broke out between the security forces and ISIS members in the district.

The intelligence director in al-Somoud brigade, Nazim Aljughaifi, said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, ISIS launched a massive attack with light and medium weapons on Heet District (70 km west of Ramadi),” noting that, “Violent clashes broke out between the security forces and ISIS elements in the area of al-Mashtel near Heet General Hospital in the center of the district.”

Aljughaifi added, “The battles are still ongoing, while the number of the perpetrators of the attack had not been identified.”



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