Security forces kill 44 militants, destroy 6 booby-trapped Humvees in Anbar

Elements of al-Hashed al-Sha'bi militia. Archival photo.
Elements of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia. Archival photo.

( al-Anbar – Commander of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia forces in Haditha District announced the killing of 44 ISIS elements and the destruction of 13 vehicles including six booby-trapped Humvees during the repelling of an ISIS assault against the district in western Anbar.

Wasik Fartousi, commander of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi forces in Haditha, stated for, “The security forces and sons of the clans, backed by Sadr Martyr forces, had managed to repel an assault by ISIS militants on several areas in the district of Haditha, including al-Baghdadi, Barwana, Albu Hayat, Albu Alwas,” indicating that, “The operation resulted in killing 44 ISIS elements and destroying six booby-trapped Humvee vehicles as well as seven other cars.”

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