ISIS transfers its heavy weapons from Anbar to Syria

Representational photo.
Representational photo.

Anbar ( Anbar Operations Command announced on Friday, that the Islamic State group (ISIS) started to transfer its heavy weapons and military equipment from areas west of Anbar to Syria, in order to avoid being destroyed during the liberation battles.

The Command said in a press statement, “ISIS started to transfer its heavy weapons, including different cannons, rockets launchers, tanks and armors, as well as large quantities of equipment, from the districts of Qaim, Rawa and Anah, west of Ramadi, to the Syrian city of Raqqa.”

“The terrorist group is trying to transfer the largest quantities of weapons and vehicles from Anbar to Syria, in order to avoid the destruction of these weapons during the battles that will be launched soon to liberate the western areas of Anbar,” the statement added.

The Islamic State group captured the areas of Qaim, Rawa and Anah in early 2014, after fierce battles with security forces.

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