Anbar Operations Command and the SWAT Command announced today from Baghdadi that the road between Baghdadi and
has been secured following the liberation of three of the area's villages. They
also announced that 17 ISIL gunmen were killed in the fighting. Haditha township
On the opposite side of Haditha, security forces have repelled a surprise attack by the gunmen trying to infiltrate into Haditha. Seven of the gunmen were killed, including 3 non-Iraqi Arabs.
Coalition warplanes have launched a number of strikes, ranging westward from Haditha to Ana, Rawa, and the border
on the Iraqi-Syrian-Jordanian border. The strikes targeted a number of ISIL
positions, killing dozens of the gunmen, according to security sources. township of Al-Qaim
In Ramadi, a number of ISIL mortar rounds have struck several areas of western and central Ramadi, killing 2 residents and wounding 17, mostly women and children.
In southwestern Ramadi, fierce clashes have resumed in the sector's residential districts. The Anbar Police Commanded reports that gunmen have been killed in the fighting.
An official statement today has declared that the Shujaria area has been completely cleared and all mines and explosive devices have been disarmed and removed from the roads and buildings in the area.
In Fallujah, a
confirmed that 2 residents have been killed and 25 wounded following the
resumption of clashes and indiscriminate bombardments. Clashes also resumed
today in Garma's industrial zone and the its southern sector at the junction of
roads leading to Fallujah and to General
Hospital . Salahuddin
The tribal elder members of the Anbar delegation in
Washington DC have
expressed their satisfaction over the visit aimed at reaching a strategic
agreement that would enable the U.S.-led coalition to fight ISIL in Anbar and
to form and equip a tribal fighting entity to combat ISIL in Iraq's western
region, particularly in Anbar.