VIDEO: Iraqi Army Liberates Ramadi from ISIS, Opens Main Road to Baghdad

Wed Feb 10, 2016 17:04:05

The Iraqi army has announced on Tuesday the “full liberation” of Ramadi city, capital of Anbar province, from ISIS militants.

The media officials with the Ministry of Defense announced on Tuesday the liberation of all axes of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad) from the control of ISIS militants, while emphasized the opening of Ramadi-Baghdad road and praised the citizens’ role in providing information about the elements of ISIS.

The media officials with the Ministry of Defense said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The Anti-Terrorism forces, army’s 8th and 9th brigades, as well as Anbar police and al-Hashed al-Shaabi fighters fought a courageous battle against ISIS.”

The statement added, “The operations resulted in the liberation of al-Sijaria, Juwaiba, Husaybah al-Sharkiya and the surrounding areas,” pointing out that, “The security forces are advancing firmly to chase the enemy.”

“The security forces also managed to open Ramadi-Baghdad road that passes through Khalidiya,” the statement continued.

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