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Volunteer forces repel ISIS attack on al-Karma, Anbar

Elements of the paramilitary al-Hashed al-Sha'bi force. Archival photo.
Elements of the paramilitary al-Hashed al-Sha’bi force. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – A source within al-Hashed al-Sha’bi Directorate announced on Sunday, that Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq (League of the Righteous) militia repelled an ISIS attack on the area of al-Karma in al-Anbar province, while pointed out that the militia forces inflicted big losses upon the ISIS ranks.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq forces, one of the formations of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia, repelled an ISIS attack on an area located southeast of al-Karma,” noting that, “Asa’ib forces inflicted heavy losses in lives and equipment upon the ISIS [ranks].”

The statement added, “The attack is considered to be the widest attack on the area.”


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