The Popular Mobilization and Security Forces on Wednesday carried on their fifth day of ‘Second Will of Victory’ Operation north of Baghdad. A statement by the Popular Mobilization (Ina received a copy of) said: “Popular Mobilization and Security Forces, supported by Iraqi Air Force, went on their fifth day of the Operation. The forces made progress over the past few days, and are still moving forward to search and cleanse more areas north of Baghdad. On the fourth day (Tuesday) some 30 villages were search and cleansed”.
Saleh Abdullah, Minister of Industry and Minerals, opened a factory of asphalt coatings in Anbar province, which is considred the first industrial project there after liberating the province, INA's correspondent said.