(FNA) ~ Iraqi security forces regained full control over the city of Ramadi in Anbar province on Sunday, scoring a major victory against ISIL terrorists.
Iraq’s joint operations command announced that the Iraqi forces have managed to liberate the entire city of Ramadi from the control of ISIL terrorists.
On Sunday, military sources said that the Iraqi forces are pushing back the ISIL Takfiri terrorists from the entire districts in the town of Ramadi.
The Iraqi forces fully surrounded the government complex in Ramadi, which was the last stronghold of ISIL in the city, and is preparing to enter it.
“By controlling the complex this means that they [ISIL] have been defeated in Ramadi,” Sabah al-Numani, a spokesman for the Iraqi counter-terrorism units leading the fight, said.
Al-Numani stressed the complex is under full control of the Iraqi forces with “no presence whatsoever of ISIL in the complex” adding that some militants could still be hiding in “pockets that could exist here or there in the city.”
The Iraqi armed forces started massive attacks on the ISIL last week to take back Ramadi.