Antiterrorism units, Rapid Deployment forces, supported by People's Mobilization forces, and tribal volunteers have taken control of
southwestern Ramadi. Security forces
advanced on the campus from four fronts, taking up positions within the
campus buildings, while fighting is continuing around the campus perimeter.
Security forces are reporting that they have taken control of most of the
university's buildings; they have also discovered a mass grave and a number of tunnels connecting the
campus with the southern and southwestern sectors of Ramadi. Forces are now
advancing into the Ta'meem district, and have taken control of the areas
adjacent to Ramadi's eastern sector and on to the areas across the Anbar
University Euphrates from Ramadi City. Also today, Iraqi and Coalition
air strikes have targeted numerous positions in and around Ramadi. At least 26
ISIL gunmen have been reported killed by the strikes.
In Fallujah, security forces are still fully surrounding the city. At least 17 ISIL gunmen were killed in clashes on Fallujah's eastern front as they attempted to attack a military barracks near the
Iraqi and Coalition aircraft have attacked and destroyed 3 vehicles loaded with
weapons and ammunition and making their way toward the city's northern and
northeastern sectors. Security forces are also combing all of the terrain
around the city's perimeter. Meanwhile, the gunmen are still preventing
families from leaving the city and have been whipping those who try to
circumvent their positions within the city.