Anbar (IraqiNews) Al-Hashd Al-Shaabi Forces from Anbar Operations Command announced, on Thursday, launching a large operation to cleanse the border strip with Syria, while pointed out that their forces will use three main axes to deploy on the area.
The Command Chief, Qassim Musleh, said in a press statement, “Our security forces launched, at dawn today, a large military operation to cleanse the borders, with the cooperation of the 13th, 17th, 18th and 19th brigades of the different directorates of Al-Hashd Al-Shaabi.
“Our forces will enter the area from three main axes and deploy on the border strip,” he added. “Our security forces are ready to deter any danger, in case terrorists take their routes towards the Iraqi border following the Syrian army offensives,” he further explained.
It is noteworthy that the security forces are deployed on the border strip with Syria, in order to prevent infiltration of terrorists into Iraqi territory, where they managed to kill and arrest many of them.