Baghdad – Iraq Ahmed
30 November 2017
Iraqi forces moved into the complex valley of Horan in the Anbar desert with little fighting. The leader of the rally in western Anbar, Qari al-Obeidi, who is participating in the military operation, said that the beginning achieved the clearance of 27 villages in the south of Baghdadi with a depth of 86 km, pointing out that large quantities of equipment and weapons were found in stores and underground tunnels, Gunmen.
He added that residents of the villages of those areas confirmed that the fighters of the organization of Daad fled from the valley 10 days ago, likely to escape to the depth of the valley, which includes folds and twists and bumps to hide. In turn, the spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, Brigadier General Yehia Rasool, that the security forces launched a large-scale security campaign to clean the desert of the province of Altaabah west of Anbar.
Which is one of the most important hiding places of terrorists in the desert desert in the western regions. He added that the security forces completely surrounded the hubs of the desert areas targeted and followed a large number of terrorists during the operations and killed about 20 elements of them, noting that the army provided a heavy air cover for the military units involved in the raid raid hiding places and the security forces and the forces of the destroyed many Of the tunnels and seized a variety of weapons, as well as clearing the area of rocky west of the province, which is one of the most important strongholds.
Local sources reported that the Da’ash fighters fled the valley a week before the start of the military operation to clear the desert strip, which raises the suspicion that they may reappear after a temporary disappearance, which requires control of the desert tightly, as a non-style supporter , After defeats in the cities to guerrilla and hit-and-run operations, and avoid concentration in areas that are easy to target.
to that, a military source in Anbar province, yesterday, that a number of elements of the organization Daadash were killed by shelling of the international coalition in the western province. The site of Alsumaria News quoted the source as saying that the International Air Force bombed a detachment of the organization of Dahesh in the Hawran Valley west of Anbar. The source added that the bombing killed a number of terrorists and destroyed weapons in their possession.
In his turn, warned the Iraqi MP Raad Almas, the infiltration of the organization calling to a border town with Iran, explaining that the organization is trying to change its traditional strongholds in Diyala, as revealed by the security committee of the Mandali district in Diyala province, yesterday, the areas used by Daash in mobility, Fire in areas of the Nada basin, warning of its dangers. The head of the committee, Haidar Sattar Mandalawi, said that the areas called Nada Basin west of Mandali district, east of Diyala, consisting of about 15 villages, most of them with large terrain complex terrain.