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Iraqi forces repel ISIL suicide attacks on Haditha

Iraqi forces on Monday (June 6th) foiled two suicide attacks by the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) on Haditha in western Anbar province, the Anbar operations command said.

Forces from the army, police and popular mobilisation have thwarted an infiltration attempt into Haditha from the west, killing three gunmen wearing explosive vests, Anbar operations commander Maj. Gen. Ismail al-Mahalawi told Al-Shorfa.

"Another simultaneous attack from the south was also repelled, and several gunmen were killed while the others were forced to flee," he added.

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