Joint forces begin military operation to free Karmat Fallujah

Iraqi forces. Archival photo
Iraqi forces. Archival photo.

( Anbar – The leadership of al-Hashed al-Shaabi in Anbar Province announced on Monday the launch of a large-scale military operation to free the areas of al-Karma District east of Fallujah (62 km west of Baghdad) from the control of the so-called ISIS, while indicated to the death of 16 ISIS fighters during the operation.

The commander of the 1st regiment of Karmat al-Fallujah brigade in al-Hashed al-Shaabi Col. Mahmoud Mardi Jumaili said in a press statement received by, “The joint forces from the army, police and Anbar tribal fighters began a large-scale military operation to cleanse al-Karma District (19 km east of Fallujah), killing 16 fighters belonging to ISIS and destroying four car bombs during the operation.”

Jumaili added, “The security forces targeted ISIS gatherings in the areas of al-Kbishat, Subaihat, Albu Jassim and Krtan in the center of Karmat Fallujah,” pointing out that, “The troops have achieved significant progress in the liberation battles of those areas.

” There is a notable collapse in the ranks of the terrorist organization,” Jumaili continued.

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