URGENT: Security forces fully liberate Saqlawiyah vicinity

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

( Anbar – On Saturday, Saqlawiyah Local Council in Anbar Province announced, that the security forces fully liberated Saqlawiyah vicinity in northern Fallujah and raised the Iraqi flag over its government buildings, while evacuated 5,000 civilians, mostly women and children.

The Director of Saqlawiyah vicinity, Jassim Al Muhammadi, said in a press statement followed by, “The joint forces managed to cleanse all the areas in Saqlawiyah vicinity in northern Fallujah, as well as raising the Iraqi flag over the government buildings,” pointing out that, “The operation had resulted in the killing of dozens of ISIS members.”

Mohammadi added, “The security forces also evacuated 5,000 civilians from the liberated areas,” indicating that, “The security forces began dismantling IEDs and booby-trapped houses in the areas of Saqlawiyah.”

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