Iraq’s Popular Forces Advance in Khalidiya Island in Ramadi

Iraqi security forces gather near a temporary bridge built by the corps of engineers in the Iraqi army south of Ramadi, during a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on December 29, 2015, after government forces recaptured the city from the Islamic State jihadist group. Abadi visited Ramadi, which lies around 100 kilometres (60 miles) west of Baghdad and is the capital of the province of Anbar, a day after federal forces announced the liberation of the city from the Islamic State group, clinching a landmark victory.  AFP PHOTO / STR / AFP / STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces, backed by the army and the security forces, managed to advance in Khalidiya island in eastern Ramadi, liberating an area of 3 square Kilometers from ISIL terrorists.

In this context, PMF commander, Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes asserted that the Mobilization troops will liberate al-Khalidiya swiftly for the terrorists who fled from Fallujah resorted to the Island and inflicted considerable losses upon the security forces.

Source: Al-Manar Website

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