Iraqi government forces are fighting against terrorists «Islamic state» in Ramadi. According to local sources, the soldiers advance into the last area held by the militants.
On the night of December 26, the military entered the Utility room, where there are government buildings, said Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul. According to him, the night fighters of anti-terrorist units moved per kilometre.
Terrorists mined homes and placed in the streets full of explosives car so as to slow the advance of government troops. General Rasul said that the air strikes resulted in detonation of many explosive devices and facilitated the military task.
Many civilians sought refuge in the city hospital, which the military are not firing. A few days before the onset of the Iraqi air force scattered over the city flyers, in which civilians were given 72 hours to leave Ramadi. However, according to reports, the militants blocked the exits of the city.
Assault on Ramadi began on 22 December. Iraqi officials hope that the capture of this city will begin an offensive on Mosul, the largest Iraqi city seized by ISIS terrorists.