SOUTHWEST ASIA, Aug. 31, 2015 —
and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq
and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force
Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are
based on initial reports.
Airstrikes in Syria
aircraft conducted an airstrike near Hawl in Syria and destroyed an ISIL
fighter, fighter-attack and remotely piloted aircraft conducted 11 airstrikes
in Iraq, coordinated with the Iraqi government:
Near Baghdadi, an airstrike destroyed an ISIL explosives cache and an ISIL
Near Beiji, an airstrike struck an ISIL large tactical unit and destroyed three
ISIL vehicles and an ISIL barge.
Near Kisik, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed two ISIL
bombs and an ISIL vehicle.
Near Ramadi, an airstrike destroyed an ISIL mortar system.
Near Sinjar, two airstrikes struck two ISIL tactical units and destroyed two
ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL heavy machine gun, an ISIL light machine gun
and an ISIL vehicle.
Near Sultan Abdallah, two airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed
two ISIL fighting positions, two ISIL heavy machine guns and an ISIL excavator.
Near Tal Afar, one airstrike struck an ISIL heavy machine gun firing position.
Near Tuz, two airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL
Part of Operation Inherent Resolve
strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to
eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria and
the wider international community. The destruction of ISIL targets in Syria and
Iraq further limits the group's ability to project terror and conduct
nations conducting airstrikes in Iraq include the United States, Australia,
Canada, Denmark, France, Jordan, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Syria include the United States, Bahrain,
Canada, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.