In Hit, security and tribal forces have launched a broad security operation which resulted today in the re-taking of the Hit military camp where ISIL gunmen had captured large quantities of equipment and weapons, Also re-taken was the northwestern riverside area that had been home to members of the Bu-Nimr tribe. The clashes have left 14 gunmen killed.
Iraqi military aircraft have attacked specific targets in western Ramadi and the areas between the city and Hit, where fierce clashes have been taking place. Also today, ISIL has executed at least 36 members of the Bu-Nimr tribe in Hit, most of whom were security personnel and Awakenings fighters.
Security forces in Baghdadi and Habbaniya have begun receiving tribal volunteers and armed forces members who have been flocking there to take advantage of the amnesty granted to those who have been AWOL.
Calls for humanitarian relief have been increasing from the blockaded township of Baghdadi, with the continuing ban on any food or fuel reaching the township.
In Amiriyat Al-Fallujah, a security operation is continuing, especially to the south, near the border with Babel Province, where Iraqi air support has also been in action.
There are reports that a senior ISIL leader has been killed in the Ramadi fighting.