The al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad announced that it had made clear progress in clearing the area of Mutaibeja, east of Samarra, in conjunction with the Samarra Brigade Commanders Brigade and the 17th Brigade of the Federal Police from its southern axis to secure the holy city of Samarra and the surrounding areas, and eliminating the remnant terrorist cells that take these rugged areas off to carry out their attacks.
The Squad added in its statement that despite the roughness of the earth and the difficulty of movement of the units in it, but it did not stop the progress of the squad, and the engineering effort is an important factor to facilitate the progress of the units and of joint military operations and that the forces of the squad are determined to plow these terrorist cells, which try in a desperate attempt to block the progress of the units, but the al-Kafeel knights continue to advance with determination, and the field commanders assert that the military operation is a battle with the nature of the region and the roughness of the land.
The squad showed that more than 10 km were cleared in the depth of the Mutaibeja area east of Samarra, including the village of Ahmad al-Jassem and the village of al-Raml up to the Rami Masjid. The squad units managed to destroy a tunnel of the terrorist ISIL gangs, and the Air hawks are providing the support to the advanced units, and the military operations are continuous up to this moment.
It is worth mentioning that the squad has launched with the other military units this morning, the process of clearing the area from the terrorism cells to secure the holy city of Samarra and its surrounding areas in the province of Salahuddin.