In Ramadi, since last night two bridges have been blown up: the first was the 'Japanese' bridge that connects Ramadi to the western Anbar townships. The second was the Al-Ma'amoun bridge that connects the town of
to the Juwayda area of northeastern Ramadi. The two bridges are important
arteries in northeastern Ramadi. There were no casualties in either location
but both bridges were heavily damaged.
In Fallujah today, the emergency area at the
was randomly shelled. At least 10 people were killed and 18 others were
wounded in the crowded emergency section. Fallujah
Meanwhile, the boarding facilities of
were hit today by random gunfire. Nobody was hurt but there was panic among the
students. Classes have been suspended at the university. College of Agriculture
There have also been heavy clashes in various parts of Fallujah, especially in Al-Sichir and Al-Nu'aimiya, as well as some of the city's central residential districts.
To the northeast, Al-Garma is still the scene of fierce fighting as army forces supported by tribal and security forces attempted an incursion into the town but are being held by fierce resistance within the town.