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23 airstrikes conducted against ISIL targets in Iraq, Syria

23 airstrikes conducted against ISIL targets in Iraq, Syria

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) According to a statement by Pentagon, the U.S. and partner-nation military forces yesterday continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria using fighter, bomber, and attack aircraft to conduct 12 airstrikes.

Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported “Separately yesterday, U.S. and partner-nation military forces conducted 11 airstrikes against ISIL terrorists in Iraq using fighter, attack, and remotely piloted aircraft, officials reported.”

“Near Kobani, nine airstrikes struck a large ISIL unit and an ISIL fighting position and destroyed four ISIL buildings, 10 ISIL fighting positions, and an ISIL tank while near Ar Raqqah, two airstrikes destroyed 20 ISIL armored vehicles and near Al Hasakah, an airstrike destroyed an ISIL armored vehicle,” the statement added.

The statement continued “In Iraq Near Taji, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit, near Al Asad, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit, near Fallujah, three airstrikes struck a large ISIL unit and two ISIL tactical unit and destroyed a mortar system, an ISIL building, and a bunker complex, near Bayji, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL building and an ISIL fighting position.”

“Near Al Qaim, three airstrikes struck an ISIL shipping container and destroyed an ISIL shipping container, a front end loader, and an armored vehicle and near Mosul, two airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL weapons cache and a VBIED,” the statement concluded. /End/



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