(IraqiNews.com) On Tuesday, Anbar Police Department officers announced that the militants of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) managed to control the Anbar Directorate of Education building in the center of Ramadi. Violent clashes are still ongoing between militants and security forces.
Colonel Hamid Chanduch said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “ISIS militants have taken control of Anbar Education Directorate building located directly behind the government compound, downtown Ramadi,” and added, “They are dramatically advancing toward the government compound.”
Chanduch added, “Violent clashes are still ongoing between militants in control of the education building and elements of the security forces entrenched in government compound.”
The officer in leadership of Anbar police, Col. Hamid Chanduch on Tuesday confirmed that the security situation improved in downtown Ramadi, noting that there are clashes between security forces and elements of the organization ISIS in two areas of the city.