War on Terrorism

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Latest Airstrikes Target ISIL Assets, Ammunition

From a U.S. Central Command News Release

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Syria and the Levant terrorists in Iraq, using bomber and fighter aircraft to conduct airstrikes yesterday and today, U.S. Central Command officials reported.

One airstrike near an ISIL training camp southeast of Mosul destroyed an ISIL armed vehicle, two ISIL-occupied buildings and a large ISIL ground unit. Another airstrike southeast of Baghdad damaged an ISIL ammunition stockpile, officials added, noting that all aircraft exited the strike areas safely.

Centcom has conducted a total of 176 airstrikes across Iraq, officials said.

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