A local source reported Tuesday that the Iraqi forces launched liberation operation of Ana from three directions this morning.
The source said that the Iraqi police, army soldiers and Hashd al-Ashayer (tribal forces) have launched the operation, adding that the pro-government forces have entered al-Reihaneh region, east of Ana.
The Arabic-language E’lam al-Harbi reported on Sunday that the Iraqi pro-government forces liberated Akashat region in the western part of Anbar Province.
E’lam al-Harbi said that the army soldiers, the volunteer forces of Hashd al-Shaabi, Hashd al-Ashayer (tribes) and a regiment of police of Akashat stormed Daesh’s lines and liberated the region, reopening Akashat’s road to highway.
It added that the pro-government forces are carrying out mop-up operations in the newly-captured region.