December 15, 2014 by Amre Sarhan
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Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) On Monday, Samarra Operations Command confirmed, that the Army forces alongside the police elements and volunteers have completely liberated the district of Samarra and its surroundings.
Maj.Gen. Emad al-Zuhairi, the commander of Samarra Operations, said in a press conference attended by IraqiNews, “Iraqi forces and elements of the police have taken control of the district of Samarra and the surrounding areas.”
Al-Zuhairi added, “Security forces are working to establish several checkpoints in the district, consisting of elements of the local police, federal police, armed volunteers and government intelligence.”