Security forces cleanse 2 villages south of Heet, 10 ISIS militants killed

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

( Anbar – A source in the Joint Operations Command announced on Saturday, that the security forces managed to liberate two villages south of Heet District west of Anbar from the ISIS control, while affirmed the death of ten ISIS militants during the battles.

The source said in press statement received by, “The Anti-Terrorism forces backed by Abrams tanks carried out a military operation in the villages of al-khawda and al-Mashtal south of Heet, and were able to liberate and cleanse the road linking between the two villages, as well as killing ten ISIS fighters.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The operation also resulted in the destruction of three car bombs and a booby-trapped tank, in addition to dismantling 58 explosive devices.”

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