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Security forces control 70% of Heet, ISIS members besieged

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Heet District Council revealed on Tuesday, that the security forces controlled more than 70% of Heet District west of Ramadi, while expected that the coming hours will witness the liberation of the remaining areas in the district.

The Head of Heet District Council Mohammed Mohannad al-Hiti said in a brief statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The security forces are continuing the liberation of Heet District backed by the international coalition aviation,” pointing out that, “ISIS is controlling less than 30% of the district, and those areas do not exceed five kilometers square.”

Hiti added, “The remaining ISIS members in Heet District are besieged,” indicating that, “The next few hours will be crucial for the military troops, after advancing on all the axes of Heet and crossing the Euphrates River.”



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