village of Jubba in Baghdadi
township, two suicide bombers
detonated the cars they were driving: one at the bridge linking Jubba to Baghdadi, and the second also in Jubba
across from Haditha. The blasts did not cause any casualties but inflicted
heavy structural damage. Gunfire erupted following the blasts, with some
witnesses saying that the ISIL gunmen were trying to seize the village, one of
the few that are still controlled by security forces.
In Ramadi, the level of fighting is escalating in the southern and southwestern sectors of the city, and also in the city western districts. Security forces are still stressing that the liberation of these areas is still in its early stages, but that the aim is to fully liberate them.
In Amiriyat Al-Fallujah, ISIL gunmen have once again tried to seize the whole township, but the security and tribal forces were able to repel the attack. Security sources are saying that at least 12 gunmen were killed in the fighting.
In Fallujah, yesterday was a day of intensive mortar attacks, leaving many, mostly children, killed or wounded. The
was today hit by 6 mortar
rounds from an unknown source, with security forces claiming that ISIL gunmen
are to blame. Other sources are ascribing blame on the security forces
surrounding the city. Fallujah General Hospital