Iraqi Militias Launch Operation to Take Back Western Anbar Providence From ISIS

Iraq’s militias have launched an operation to take the western Anbar Province back from ISIS.

A spokesman for Iraq’s militias says forces have now surrounded Ramadi on three sides.

He says new weapons are also being used in the battle.

Parts of the province been held by ISIS since early 2014.

The spokesman says he doesn’t think the operation will last for a long time.