From a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Dec. 30, 2014 – U.S. and partner-nation
military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
terrorists in Syria and Iraq today, Combined Joint Task Force Operation
Inherent Resolve officials reported.
In Syria, six fighter aircraft airstrikes near Kobani
destroyed three ISIL buildings, damaged another ISIL building and struck an
ISIL tactical unit. A fighter strike near Dayz ar Zawr destroyed an ISIL
Eight airstrikes in Iraq used fighter, remotely piloted and
-- Near Qaim, two airstrikes destroyed four ISIL excavators
and two ISIL fighting positions.
-- Near Fallujah, three airstrikes destroyed four ISIL
buildings and three ISIL tactical vehicles and struck an ISIL tactical unit and
a large ISIL unit.
-- Near Ramadi, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit.
-- Near Bayji, an airstrike struck two ISIL buildings.
-- Near Mosul, an airstrike destroyed two ISIL tactical
vehicles and two ISIL checkpoints and struck an ISIL tactical unit.
The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent
Resolve, the operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat
they pose to Iraq, the region and the wider international community, officials
said, noting that airstrike assessments are based on initial reports.
Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Iraq include the
United States, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands and the
United Kingdom. Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Syria include the
United States, Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.