A large-scale security operation started in Al-Rutba desert

Baghdad The Security Media Cell announced the start of a large-scale security operation in Al- Rutba desert.

A statement by the Cell stated, according to accurate intelligence information, and based on the efforts and reconnaissance of the Federal Intelligence and Investigation Agency in the Ministry of Interior, and with planning and supervision of the Joint Operations Command, units of the Iraqi army, the Anti-Terrorism Service and the Rapid Response Division, at dawn today, began carrying out a wide security operation in the Rutba desert within a sector of Al-Anbar operations, with air support from the Air Force, Army Aviation and International Coalition aviation.

It explained that this operation comes to pursue the remnants of ISIS terrorist gangs, search for their hideouts, and to clear the areas within the sector of responsibility. 

Source: National Iraqi News Agency