Iraqi army launches fresh offensive against ISIS in Anbar Province

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The Iraqi army troops backed by Popular Mobilization Forces are making advances against terrorists in Ramadi area.

Iraqi army launches fresh offensive against ISIS in Anbar Province

On Tuesday, the Iraqi army said that Iraqi armed forces had launched a fresh military offensive to regain control of a strategic district east of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar Province, from ISIS terrorists.

“A military operation has been launched this morning to liberate the district of al-Hamidiya located near the international highway east of Ramadi,” Major General Ismail al-Mahlawi, commander of the Anbar Operation told to Iraq’s al-Sumaria news channel reported.

Major General Ismail al-Mahlawi added that the Iraqi army troops backed by Popular Mobilization Forces are making advances against terrorists in the area.

He also said that a new mass grave containing the remains of 50 people including children was discovered in the recently-liberated al-Sufiyah district east of Ramadi.

It is reported that, since 2014 ISIS terrorists have been committing crimes against all ethnic and religious communities in Iraq, including Shias, Sunnis, Kurds and Christians.

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