According to Anbar governorate council, at least 30 Iraqi civilians, most of them children and women were freed from ISIL’s custody in al-Baghdadi, west of Iraq.
The rescued civilians were later transferred to safe places after the army’s successful rescue operation.
Anbar governorate Council revealed that the Iraqi security forces have stormed into ISIL tunnels in Khalidiya Island in Eastern Ramadi after besieging tens of ISIL members inside them.
“Security forces today launched a military operation and stormed into the remaining tunnels of ISIL in Albu Bali area in Khalidiya Island,” Member of the security committee in Anbar governorate Council Raje Barakat al-Eissawi said.
“Tens of ISIL members were besieged inside the tunnels,” he added.