Daily Star: Iraqi forces launch major offensive on Daash in Anbar
He said Major General Ali Ibrahim , commander of the island 's operations "our forces have launched a major operation to liberate the towns of Hit and leap."
leap small town a few miles west of the Heat away one of the main centers on the Euphrates , which was taken over by extremists since October of 2014.
He said Maj . Gen. Ibrahim that the Iraqi forces and fighters of the tribes regained western leap Cement factory and raised the Iraqi flag there.
Furthermore, he said Mal Allah al - Obeidi , head of the local council in the hand , al - Baghdadi "members Daash gangs Harbin returned to within the city center."
said Maj . Gen. Ibrahim said the Iraqi planes, from the international coalition was providing air support from the lion Air Base - which located 35 km north - west of Hit, located where a large contingent of foreign military advisers from the Americans and others.
during the past year , Iraqi security forces launched a final assault on Daash in Ramadi and imposed full control of the city last month.
on his part, he expressed relief agencies concerned on the fate of nearly 35 thousand civilians who have fled the Heat and its suburbs during the period leading up to the recent military offensive.
international Committee of the Red Cross Friday and said the thousands of newly displaced people stranded in areas where a lot of aid is not available, she said she managed Friday to provide aid for the first time for nearly 12 thousand people west of Ramadi.
, said Katharina Ritz , head of the ICRC delegation in Iraq , "We do not know how they managed to survive.Frequent access to them is essential to help the thousands who are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. "Daash militants still control large areas of Anbar province near the border with Jordan and Syria, as well as the city of Fallujah , which lies 50 km away from Baghdad.