Joint forces prepare to liberate al-Rutba District

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

( Anbar – A source in Anbar Operations Command announced on Tuesday, that security reinforcements equipped with heavy weapons had arrived in the axes of al-Rutba District in preparation to storm and cleanse it from the ISIS grip.

The source said in a statement followed by, “Military reinforcements arrived in al-Sakar, al-Waha and Makr al-Dib areas near Houran valley in al-Rutba District (440 km west of Ramadi) in preparation to cleanse the district from ISIS terrorist gangs.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The cleansing battle of al-Rutba District will start in the early hours of Saturday, based on intelligence information and military orders.”

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