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Iraqi army repels ISIL attacks: Army Commander

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA -- The Iraqi Army and police repelled a massive attack by Daesh (ISIL) militants in the Anbar province in Western Iraq on Monday, Russian News Agency Sputnik said on Monday.

'The ISIL terrorists intended to carry out massive attacks on different locations in Anbar province with seven bomb-laden vehicles,' Commander of Anbar Operations Jamal al-Dailami told on Monday.

He added that the militants were also planning attacks on two headquarters of the Iraqi Army and federal police, 35 kilometers to the west of Ramadi.

On Saturday, Iraqi security and popular forces continued their offensive in Anbar province and took control over half of al-Tamim neighborhood in the outskirts of Ramadi.

The Iraqi Army took control over three of the total six strategic neighborhoods of Ramadi's al-Tamim, it said.

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