[ltr]The tank "monster" defeat Daash organization in the district of Hit[/ltr][ltr]
Washington-Iraq Press -15 April: A spokesman for the US Department of Defense (Pentagon) that anAmerican - made tank called the Iraqis called " theBeast" plays an important role in driving out members of al - Daash of the city of Hit in Anbar province.
And Colonel Steve Warren said that the tank, one of the model "M1 Abrams", achieved victories, in response to a question about whether the Iraqi army or whether it takes a long time if it lacks thewill to fight to expel Daash.
On Monday, Iraqi forces raised the national flag at government buildings in Hit, one of the main strongholds of the "Daash" in Anbar province.
He told Warren that "This tank wandering all overthe Heat, and destroys hand IEDs on the roads, and penetrate enemy defenses, and the number of maneuvers."
He added that it " has become a hero locally in Iraq, where he calls the population monster ... and thus became the monster suddenly an important affair."
He and Warren then download a video recording of the tank on Twitter, it shows where a destroyed vehicle carrying explosives as it seems. Basically, three tanks deployed in the Heat, but the two of them were hit mechanical disrupted.
The US military wants to highlight all examples of the progress of the Iraqi army over the organization Daash which controlled large parts of Syria and Iraq in 2014, between the cities of Ramadi and Mosul.
Warren pointed out that the "monster" highlights the renewed determination of the Iraqis to fight the organization, praised thework of some units , especially Peshmerga fighters in
. He continued Warren: "We are seeing repeated examples of small units to increase the confidence and the skills and morale, and this is reflected in turn on the other units."
He concluded by saying: "we appreciate the liberalization of 75% of the city ( the Heat), and the Iraqi army would be expelled (organizing Daash) final ones in the coming days."
And announced the leadership of anti - terror apparatus, Thursday, edit Hit fully inflict organize Daash heavy losses in lives and equipment. Ended (1)