In Ramadi today, security forces have completed their control over the city's southern front, having announced that they have liberated all of
and have reached the demarcation line of the Ta'meem district. Meanwhile, heavy
equipment and reinforcements have been deployed in the city's southern sector.
Security forces have also killed three would-be suicide bombers driving three
explosives-rigged vehicles attempting to approach the Ramadi
campus. All three vehicles were destroyed. Anbar University
Security forces also launched a military operation east of Ramadi and into the areas leading to the southern sector.
In fierce clashes in Khalidiya, north of Ramadi, security forces have killed at least 35 ISIL gunmen.
Families are still making their way out of Ramadi, using access routes that have been cleared by security forces, especially from the southern and eastern sectors of the city. Meanwhile, intelligence reports indicate that ISIL gunmen are fleeing from within Ramadi toward
. Hit township
In Fallujah, security forces have thwarted an ISIL attack on the Tharthar barrage area in southernmost Fallujah. Hundreds of families are still leaving the fully-surrounded city, but there are reports that the gunmen have resorted to using more than 4,000 families as human shields within the city.
Security forces are still closing in on Garma's town center and are now within about 3 kilometers from their goal.
The Jazeera and Badiya forces in western Anbar have announced that they have killed at least 17 ISIL gunmen, including 3 snipers, in the
when they attempted an attack
on a military barracks in southwestern Baghdadi. Baghdadi township