Iraq Army's Seventh Band, with the sponsorship of tribesmen, have freed two towns in Hit island in the western area of Anbar on Sunday from ISIS, a neighborhood media reported.
]Al-Mahboubiya and Al-Safakiya towns situated in the island on the Euphrates stream were recovered from ISIS and Iraqi banners were brought up in the freed zones.
Maj. Gen Qassim al-Mohamadi, Head of Operation to Liberate Hit Island, said on Sunday that the "operation to free [Safakiya] town started in the wake of disposing of 37 unstable gadgets and 23 containers containing C-4 material."
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In the mean time, a source told the nearby Al-Sumaria News that ISIS activists fled Mahboubiya after they caused monetary and human misfortunes.
The operation to free the island, which had fallen under ISIS control since mid-2014, began three weeks prior.
The operation was propelled as a hostile to retake Iraq's second biggest city – Mosul – looms.