Security trench around Fallujah and identifiable electronic cards for people and cars
The Washington Post / for The Associated Press
translation - Anis al - Saffar
resort Iraqi army to the tactic of Old known for control of Fallujah newfound grip «Daash» in the past month, hard - trench around the city.
He says the commander edit Fallujah operations Lt. Gen. Abdul - Wahab al - Saadi , who led a successful attack on Fallujah, that this trench will keep a single window open used by locals in motion and out into the city and them.
It goes Saadi said , adding in an interview with the Associated Press at his office inBaghdad that the length of the trench will be about 11 kilometers and its mission tosecure protection for city residents who tasted the horrors and tragedies of many, as will protect the security forces deployed there.
All of banditry with the exception of only one it will allow authorities to monitor themovement of people at higher resolutions, since the Fallujah has been a source booby -trapped car targeting Baghdad , located 65 kilometers to the east of Fallujah. Narrowing the field in front of vehicles move in this manner is one way to prevent cars loaded withexplosives from leaving this city.
Saadi explains that the Iraqi authorities have arrested about 21 thousand people from the people of Fallujah who have fled the city on suspicion of belonging to the «Daash», but they all have been released after questioning the exception of 2,000 of them, and they will face a broader investigation has been referred to the courts after that.
along the trench there will also be more modern security measures.
it Issa al - Issawi Mayor of Fallujah that personal detailed information will be taken about 85 thousand people from the city 's residents who fled says including during the period between May and June months, a period in which it took the battle to liberate the city, this information will be stored electronically and provides residents with identity cards ,tamper-proof, will also be issued to vehicles owned by residents cards with an electronic chip that.
will be the width of the trench about 12.5 meters and a depth of 1.5 meters. He adds Issawi: to work for the first arm of the trench has already begun, which extends for adistance of 6 kilometers and covers the north - west and the north side of the city, while the second arm will work it starts soon , which extends for a distance of 5 km along thesouth - eastern and southern sides of the city.
Then do not only the western side remains of Fallujah, adjacent to the Euphrates River ,which provides a natural barrier, the eastern side where the highway main road islocated in Baghdad , a road where patrols are moving heavily , which will represent theonly entrance to Fallujah.
the charge of military operations in western areas of Baghdad , Major General Saad battleship confirms that « the arms of the trench mentioned passing through the desert land was used by the terrorists in the past», the Iraqi government plans to dig another trench along the border between the provinces of Anbar and neighboring Karbala, where the holiest shrines of Shiite holy sites are located. He also began to work in theconstruction of walls and trenches to protect the outer parts of Baghdad exposed more than others in order to protect them from cars mined, but the work in injury cases slow due to poor funding and corruption.[/rtl]