The Popular Mobilization Forces and the security forces started on Monday with the operations of the fifth will of victory, which includes areas north of Karbala province and southern Anbar province.
According to a statement of the Popular Mobilization force, the operation aims to search the Anbar desert south of the international road adjacent to the provinces of Karbala and Najaf to the Iraqi-Saudi border, as well as to secure the administrative borders of the five provinces of Najaf, Karbala, Baghdad, Diyala, and Anbar.
The Popular Mobilization forces Units are participating in the operation, including brigades 2, 8, 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, 26, 45, 46 and 47, and an upper-threshold force with the Ashura Regiment, in cooperation and coordination with the army and the Federal Police and with the support of the Army and Air Force Iraqi.
It also took part in the logistics and intelligence departments, directorates, operations, movements, armor fighter, explosive control, military engineering, medical, communications, media, and ideological guidance.
The results achieved were as follows:
1 - Battalions belonging to the operations of the middle Euphrates of the crowd, brigades 2, 8 and 11 and a force of the upper threshold with the regiment of Ashura and Basnad by the crowd artillery and commando brigade Babel emergency regiments progress in the desert road in the area of Jurf al-Nasr, south of Baghdad, where it ended inspection 30 km in several Axes.
2- The brigades 46 and 47 in the Popular Mobilization in coordination with the command of the island operations progressed towards the Razazah desert within the borders of the province of Babylon and we were able to survey and clear the desert at a depth of 35 km and a transverse line of 20 km.
3 - Brigade 26 in the Popular Mobilization with pieces of the ninth armored division of the Iraqi army and the Directorate of Security of Karbala, specifically from the area of al-Nukhaib towards the northwest of Lake Razaza.