Iraq launches anti-terrorism operation on ISIL in Al-Anbar

TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Iraqi army forces in separate operations in ‘Saladin’ and ‘Al-Anbar’ provinces managed to seize and confiscate a large amount of weapons belonging to ISIL Takfiri terrorists.

The series of anti-terrorist operations of Iraqi army still continues in different parts of the country. Iraqi forces recently launched new operations against remnants of ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Saladin and Al Anbar provinces, Alforat News reported.

Iraqi security sources announced that Iraqi forces managed to seize weapons belonging to ISIL takfiri elements during the operation.

During the counter-terrorism operation of Iraqi forces, a number of ISIL elements were identified and arrested, the report added.

This is while that similar operations have been carried out in other provinces in Iraq in recent days. Earlier, Iraqi army forces launched an operation in Nineveh province against remnants of ISIL takfiri elements. The Spokesman for the Iraqi Armed Forces Command Yahya Rassoul said that 12 Takfiri elements were identified and arrested following the operation.

It is worth mentioning that the movements of remnants of ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Iraq have recently been intensified. There have long been reported of US efforts which is trying to revive ISIL in Iraq.

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