Iraqi army soldiers fire a mortar during clashes with Islamic State militants in the Karma district of Anbar province March 22, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
BAGHDAD – 10 November 2017: The Popular Mobilization Units (PMUs) said it started on Friday an artillery and air shelling on Rawa district in Anbar province in western Iraq to liberate it from Daesh militants.
The bombardment targeted the supply lines of Daesh and their positions in Rawa in preparation for launching wide-range land attack to retook the district, which fell to Daesh three years ago, a PMU commander in Anbar told Iraqi news agency.
The bombardment focused on specific targets inside the district and at its entrances to destroy the military arsenal of Daesh before storming it, he added.
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