Iraqi Army Forces to Cleanse Khalidiya Island East of Ramadi

Iraqi Army Forces to Cleanse Khalidiya Island East of Ramadi
Wed Jan 20, 2016 21:05:50

The Iraqi army forces have completed the necessary preparations to cleanse Khalidiya Island east of Ramadi, Anbar Provincial Council announced on Wednesday.

The Head of the Council Sabah al-Karhut said in a statement followed by, “The security forces have finished their preparations to break into Khalidiya Island and cleanse it from the ISIS terrorist gangs backed by the international coalition aviation during the next few days.”

Karhut added, “The cleansing battles are ongoing in the areas controlled by the ISIS organization, especially the regions of Juwaiba and Husaybah east of Ramadi,” indicating that, “Dozens of the ISIS fighters were killed and their strongholds were destroyed.”

“The security forces are working to evacuate the civilians from the clashes sites to an asylum in Amiriya Fallujah, Khalidiya District and Habaniya Touristic City, in addition to providing them with food and medical services,” Karhut continued.


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