Iraqi Army Get Backs Key Airbase From Daesh in Al Rataba in Anbar Province

Iraqi Forces Capture ISIS Controlled H3 Airbase in Anbar Province

Iraqi Forces Capture ISIS Controlled H3 Airbase in Anbar Province
Wed Aug 10, 2016 16:07:33

Iraq's joint military forces seized back a H3 strategic airbase controlled by the ISIL in the Western part of Anbar province on Wednesday. "H3 airbase located 40 kilometers from the town of al-Rataba in Anbar is now under the full control of the Iraqi forces," Hashd al-Shaabi Commander Nazem al-Jugheifi Said Wednesday.

Tens of ISIL terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured in the Iraqi forces' offensive.

On Monday, the Iraqi warplanes hit hard the Anbar province's financial center in al-Qaem region, killing ISIL's top financial official named Abu Al Bara Al Hamdani. Four companions of Al Hamdani were also killed in the Iraqi airstrikes.

Security sources in Anbar Operations Command Center disclosed that the Iraqi security forces gained access to a weapons and bombs depot of the ISIL as well.

Also, Anbar Operations Commander Major General al-Mahlawi said that Iraq's joint military forces killed 25 ISIL terrorists in Al Sarsar region in Northern Ramadi.

Later the Iraqi army discovered ISIL's tunnels and destroyed them in Bu Obeid and Bu Bali regions, FNA repors.

In a statement on Saturday, the Iraqi army announced that three ISIL terrorists who had hidden inside the tunnels were killed and their hideout in Bou Ali Jassem area came under CH4 fighter jets' raids.


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