Iraqi forces launched a massive offensive on controlled by «ISIS» the town of Ramadi

Iraqi government forces today, December 22, 2015, launched an attack on a controlled «Islamic state» the city of Ramadi, reports «RBC-Ukraine» with reference to The Guardian.

Note, Ramadi is under the control of militants «LIH» from may 2015. According to Iraqi authorities, the army, with support from aviation of the international coalition is moving to the center of the city.

It is reported that the Iraqi authorities were preparing for the offensive for several months, during which cut the supply lines «ISIS» and asked civilians to leave the city. In Iraq estimate the number of fighters in Ramadi in 250-300 people.

Recall that the capture of Ramadi by terrorists of «ISIL» in may was the biggest blow to the forces of Iraq from the moment of loss of control over the key city of Mosul almost a year ago. Shortly after the may events, government forces announced the offensive, but it was slow.

In early December, Iraqi forces regained control over the southwestern part of the city.




Iraqi forces launched a massive offensive on controlled by «ISIS» the town of Ramadi 22.12.2015

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