Security forces fully control al-karma District, Iraqi flag raised

 Security forces fully control al-karma District, Iraqi flag raised

Iraqi security forces. File photo.

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

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – A source in the Joint Operations Command announced on Thursday, that the security forces fully controlled al-Karma areas in eastern Fallujah (62 km west of Baghdad), while raised the Iraqi flag in the center of the district.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The joint security forces were able, at noon today, to control al-Karma District in eastern Fallujah completely,” pointing out that, “The security forces raised the Iraqi flag over the government buildings and al-Karma mosque in the center of the district.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The engineering teams began dismantling the improvised explosive devices and booby-trapped buildings in the center of the district.”

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