BAGHDAD / long-Presse
Located Khalidiya Island between Fallujah and Ramadi , security forces and managed in the first of August 2016 of control and the expulsion of members of the organization of them. And seized organization Daash on Khalidiya island since mid - 2014, and which he used to direct attacks on Ramadi and Khalidiyah.
Ali Dawood, Chairman spend Khalidiya in an interview (range Press), " The security forces were able, yesterday, during a search operation and combing the area Zawya belongs to the island Khalidiya Albopale, east of Ramadi, to determine the locations of the elements of the organization Daash in secret underground tunnels , "noting that" the figure at more than 100 items , most of them foreign nationals and Arab. "
said David , " the violent clashes took place between the pieces and combat elements of the organization terrorist holed up inside the trenches and tunnels ", noting that" the elements of the organization used asniper and mortar fire various weapons in repelling provides security forces came close to resolving the battle operations. "
local administrator said that" the security forces launched appeals to elements of al - Daash surrender times several over loudspeakers installed in the patrol and combat wheels and give them an ultimatum before storming hideouts and spending floor that will destroy and kill them completely . "in a related context, announced Anbar operations command, on Wednesday, announced the arrival of two regiments from thecrowd of tribal fighters to catch the liberated territories in Khalidiya Island areas.
said Maj . Gen. Ismail Mahlawi, commander of Anbar operations, in an interview with (long - Presse) that "Vojin from the crowd popular tribal in Anbar fighters arrived, yesterday, to Khalidiya island regions, 20 kilometers east of Ramadi, to catch the liberated land of organizing Daash terrorist and assign the pieces military troops and police and emergency regiments . "He added Mahlawi that" the coming hours will witness the arrival of additional troops from the popular crowd in Anbar and police forces to catch all the Khalidiya Island liberated areas and to ensure the progress of pieces of combat to cleanse the gray island of elements of the organization. "