Anbar operations: Battles Khalidiya nearing discount .. and restore the gray island is near
BAGHDAD / long-Presse
And was launched on Friday , the second phase of liberalization last two on the island of Khalidiya. After more than two years of control of the organization Daesh on Khalidiya Island, the joint forces recovered, the end ofJuly to control the region, which is considered the last stronghold of the organization eastern city of Ramadi.The commander of the Anbar Operations Maj . Gen. Ismail Mahlawi in an interview with (long - Presse) yesterday, said that "armed clashes broke out this morning, between the security forces and elements of al -Daesh in the regions of Alkrtan and Albu Bali in Khalidiya Island, east of Ramadi , on the Edit island operations, resulting in the deaths of dozens of members of the organization , "stressing that" the battle ofliberation was close to the final disposition. "
He added Mahlawi that" security forces are working to address the rest of the pockets and the nests of theterrorist organization in Khalidiya Island , east of Ramadi, in the next few hours we will announce a fully edited after the elimination of Last additives and pockets of the organization. "
He pointed commander of the Anbar operations that" the next battle will be to resolve and edit gray island and securing areas in the coming days with the participation of all kinds of pieces of combat and support of Air Alliance international. "
in the same context, he stressed Abu Mahdi Mohandes, vice president of the crowd People, on the "strategic importance" to regain control of villages Albokanaan in the battle to liberate Khalidiya Island.
the engineer said, in a statement received (range Press) copy of it, "regain control of the villages of Albu Canaan process, represents a strategic importance in the battle to liberate Khalidiya Island, east of Ramadi. "
said Deputy Chief of the crowd that" the most senior al Daesh fleeing from Fallujah and Khaldiyah trapped in it . " Noting that "increases the importance of freeing the region of its geographical location , which will secure the eastern side of the Euphrates River in addition to the international highway between Baghdad and Jordan."
Meanwhile, the head of the security committee in the Khalidiya Ibrahim Fahdawi said in an interview with(long - Presse) , he said that " the security forces and comb through and inspection Khalidiya Island , 20 kilometers east of Ramadi operations were able to detect the nests of the elements of the organization Daesh and clashed with them , killing 14 elements of the organization , including Arabs and foreigners and thedestruction of three weapons caches and added to Daesh in areas Albu Obeid and Albu Bali in Khalidiya Island ". He Fahdawi that "military units are still dealing with pockets organize Daesh areas Azwaip and Krtan in Khalidiya Island, east of Ramadi, and are bombarded strongholds and gatherings organization that tries toAlmhaglh and exploitation of agricultural areas, trenches and tunnels to escape from one region to another."
In addition, announced channel Covenant satellite, on Saturday , killing an engineer who works in its favor and wounding correspondent by covering edit Khalidiya Island operations.
the leading Ugaili, director of relations in space, told AFP, "suffered a cadre our channel in Khalidiya to shelling with mortars during their coverage of the battle to liberate Khalidiya led to the death broadcast on the rich engineer and wounding reporter Hussein Faris injured. " it is
noteworthy that many of the journalists killed while covering the ongoing processes in the country and, most recently, the killing of a reporter Ghadeer Ali Mahmoud channel on 13 July, in the south of the city of Mosul operations.