Groups of ISIL gunmen have launched an 3-front attack on the
. Their bombardment of the
town's residential districts has injured a number of civilians, and more than 200 citizens from an eastern district
have fled, seeking more secure areas in the town's western sector. But the
attack failed following the intervention of the army and its air support that
struck at a number of the gunmen's positions. The gunmen then withdrew to their
earlier positions around Baghdadi. Baghdadi township
Meanwhile, reports coming out of the Anbar Operations Command say that more than 100
military experts have arrived at the Ayn Al-Asad military base in Baghdadi, to
provide advice and lay out plans for facing and fighting the outlaw groups.
In Ramadi, there have been heavy clashes in the city's central and southern districts; some mortar shells have driven residents to flee out of the city.
In Amiriyat Al-Fallujah, 30 km south of
gunmen launched a surprise attack aimed at capturing the town that has been
hosting more than 2,000 displaced families. The 4-hour long attack resulted in
material losses but there were no casualties. Fallujah city
In Fallujah and Garma, the situation is calm, aside from a few intermittent clashes, especially in the southern and southwestern parts of Garma, along the Anbar border with