In Garma today, ISIL gunmen launched a fierce attack on the industrial zone between Garma township and Fallujah. The attack came from 3 fronts against security forces’ positions. Security forces are still engaged in repelling the attacks.
Meanwhile numerous mortar rounds have struck within Fallujah City; initial casualty estimates are reporting that 7 residents have been killed and 13 have been wounded by the random bombardment exchanges.
In Ramadi, security forces have today killed 9 ISIL snipers in the Sharika district in central Ramadi. Two security personnel were killed and 6 were wounded in today’s fierce clashes, but security forces have established control over the district.
Security forces supported by Iraqi gun ships and Iraqi Army artillery have targeted ISIL positions in the areas between Garma/Fallujah and the capital, Baghdad.
Numerous mortar rounds have been fired by ISIL gunmen at the Habbaniya area east of Ramadi. One child was killed and 5 other children were wounded by the bombardment.