In Ramadi, military operations are still underway in various parts of the city: to the east, security forces have penetrated into the outskirts of Sufiya and disarmed a large number of explosive devices planted by ISIL gunmen, killing 3 gunmen in the area.
Security forces are also still fully surrounding the Bu-Farraj area
In the city’s southern sector, fierce clashes have raged in the Hawz and nearby districts. Iraqi gun ships have struck a number of ISIL positions in that area.
Meanwhile, the city’s central and eastern districts are relatively calm, normal activity has returned to the streets, and families are making their way back to their homes.
In Garma, major military operations are underway: security forces foiled an attack with 2 explosives-laden vehicles against the Subaihat district.
In Fallujah, a General Hospital source has reported that 7 residents have been killed and 9 wounded by the ongoing random bombardment exchanges between security forces on the city’s perimeter and the ISIL gunmen holding the city.
In Baghdadi, the residents blockaded in the town have again called for speedy action to save the hundreds of families who are now without food or water. The calls have been posted on the social media websites.