The joint forces killed hundreds of militants in Khalidiya Island hid in a secret network of tunnels
BAGHDAD / Wael blessing
Has troops recently managed to kill a large number of militants who escaped from Fallujah to Khalidiya Island, and disappeared in circumstances that raised a lot of speculation.
Even moment facing the security forces in the "island" bond between Fallujah and Ramadi, the risk ofmilitants Daash who are hiding in the tunnels and trenches stretching over long distances, and the Bembagth military units from time to time.
so far, the region is experiencing the infiltration of militants across the Euphrates River from the desert areas, in attempts repeated to restore Khalidiya Island two weeks after the start of military operations cleared.
raised rapid liberalization of Fallujah, the end of last June, questions about the size of the organization Daash in the city that have undergone control for a period of two years.
he was a local official has revealed (range), days of the restoration of the city yet, Iraqi and coalition targeting aviation, hundreds of cars belonging to Daash, graduating in mysterious circumstances of Fallujah toward thedesert. The official confirmed that the aircraft was destroyed half the convoy, in which 450 of the wheel.There were conflicting reports about the size of the convoy and the number of gunmen inside.
Sought militants Daash, according to accounts of officials in Fallujah, to get to the point where she had witnessed his birth in Iraq , the so - called (Wadi Horan).
The army aviation commander Gen. Hamid al - Maliki, told a news conference publication website of the Ministry of defense, has spoken of a convoy consisting of 700 cars was moving at a length of 11 km, confirming the destruction of 130 car.
he denied Abadi categorically denied allegations of some of allowing terrorists out of Fallujah and theexistence of a dialogue with them, saying it is "a crime against the Iraqi people and displaced and fighters ". the
island a haven for Daash
Ghassan Ithawi, one of the leaders of the crowd clan ever online Khalidiya Island, said that" Daash around the island into a safe haven for those who escaped from Fallujah and the inability to escape to the Upper Euphrates regions and says because of the military cordon imposed by the X band of the Iraqi army. "
He Ithawi, in connection with the (range) yesterday, that "Khalidiya island vast and rugged area, where dense groves , " adding that it "helped militants hiding inside." He talked about the surprise security forces of killing alarge number of gunmen arrived in several hundred.
It was Maj . Gen. Ismail Mahlawi, commander of the Anbar Operations, has recently announced that themilitary operations to cleanse the Khalidiya island that killed about 650 terrorists of al Daash, most of them suicide bombers who refuse to surrender .
Mahlawi said in a press statement, said that "military units managed in the process to find 480 explosive device have been processed, as well as the dismantling of dozens of mined homes."
the commander of the Anbar operations had announced the beginning of August now, launching a military operation to regain control of Khalidiya island, 23 km east of Ramadi.
Ithawi and asserts that "most of the gunmen who were killed were from Arab and foreign nationalities inaddition to local militants from the children of the families of those areas."
tunnels and intruders
and take responsibility in the region , each of the X band and federal police to Besides the regiment's tactical police Anbar and tribal crowd. These combined forces Taathdhir gingerly in clearing the rest of the enclaves on the island.
He says the leadership in mobilizing the tribes " are afraid of the militants who are hiding under the ground as the drilling organization a number of long tunnels" .ccant local sources have revealed recently that the one who took over the incision spending in favor of Daash in Khalidiya Island, occurred in the grip of the security forces and the Barashadha to places tunnels.
Use Daash series of tunnels inside residential neighborhoods in Fallujah and Ramadi, to facilitate themovement of armed men through, and to prevent detection of the Iraqi Airways.
in addition to the network of secret tunnels, the hackers from Khalidiyah Island to Sahara has become something of concern to the security forces. Hackers are trying to search for a foothold for them by navigating across the Euphrates River.
He revealed Ithawi that on Friday evening a number of infiltration of suicide bombers saw Daash to the island.But he said the "joint forces and the crowd clan managed to kill five of them, but there are still combing between the houses and orchards operations to search for the rest."
The local sources in Mosul, has recently revealed the execution of the organization "Daash" Eight of its elements fleeing from Khalidiyah island battles by gas cooking.
and arrived by fleeing across the island stretching between Khalidiya and Mosul, after he escaped from military operations in eastern Ramadi. Most of the executed from Arab and foreign nationalities. It was the execution before the eyes of passers -by in the city of Mosul. The
way to the existing
and in front of the Iraqi forces set of "islands" stretching from Ramadi even modern. In spite of that axis it includes some scattered villages, but they are located in a vast and open areas, and you will need a military effort and great human. According to the leaders of the field. Daash militants still control the cities: Rawah, Anah, and Qaim, in western Anbar province, while the coalition forces have continued shelling (cupboard) for about 25 days, before the intervention of Iraqi forces last month. It is expected Amal Fahdawi, a member of the Anbar province, to start editing those areas operations after securing "Khalidiya Island." Said Fahdawi (range) yesterday, said that " the decision to edit western Anbar areas, estimates relating to military command." But he wished to commence operations as soon as possible and that preceded the border between Syria and Iraq cut.
And take Daash of existing spend the prime of command and control in Iraq 's center, a point near the city of the Syrian border, and the decline of strikes Iraqi army weapons and foreign about them.
The international coalition has carried out the end of the 2014 strike air on one side of the pomegranate -based, targeted a meeting of the leaders of the big Daash. The news leaked out injured organization 's leader , Abu Bakr al - Baghdadi, who was a participant in the meeting.
The time has not been news of the killing of al - Baghdadi confirm, however , that the locations and accounts of pro-regulation on social networking sites exchanged "mysterious condolences , " and calls for patience.
Controlled organization on the western Anbar areas in the summer of 2014, after his gunmen flow across theSyrian border, prompting Iraqi forces to withdraw from those cities.