In Ramadi today, security forces supported by tribal fighters repelled an attack by ISIL gunmen intending to penetrate into residential districts of the city. The Anbar Operations Command has confirmed that security forces killed 11 gunmen.
Meanwhile security forces in the rural areas across the river in western Ramadi have advanced into the city's western districts, but they still calling for increasing the number of volunteer fighters and providing them with weapons and munitions.
In Baghdadi, 2 security personnel were killed today and 7 were wounded when ISIL gunmen launched an attack from the township's western front. Mortar fire has hit a military barracks at an entry point into the town causing the mentioned casualties.
In Fallujah, gunfire and bombardment are still being exchanged between ISIL gunmen within the city and security forces outside it. The Fallujah General Hospital is reporting that 4 residents have been killed, including a child, and 9 wounded by the exchanges.
In Amiriyat Al-Fallujah, ISIL has attempted to carry out surprise operations against the township, but security forces have succeeded in liberating a village in the southern part of the township, adjacent to Habbaniya.
The Defense Minister has authorized the use of aircraft to airlift relief aid to the beleaguered residents in Anbar.