SOUTHWEST ASIA, October 24, 2015 —
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 Iraq
bomber, fighter, ground-attack and remotely piloted aircraft conducted 21
airstrikes in Iraq, coordinated with and in support of the government of Iraq:
-- Near Baghdadi,
one strike denied ISIL access to tactical terrain.
-- Near Qaim,
one strike struck an ISIL logistical facility.
-- Near Albu
Hayat, one strike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL vehicle.
-- Near Rutbah,
one strike struck an ISIL staging area.
Fallujah, one strike destroyed an ISIL rocket rail.
-- Near Kisik,
one strike suppressed ISIL mortar fire.
-- Near Mosul,
two strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL fighting
position and an ISIL mortar position.
Ramadi, seven strikes struck two separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed an
ISIL improvised explosive device cluster, two ISIL vehicle bombs, an ISIL
vehicle, two ISIL weapon caches, an ISIL building, two ISIL fighting positions,
an ISIL structure and denied ISIL access to terrain.
Sinjar, three strikes struck an ISIL staging area and destroyed an ISIL
headquarters building and seven ISIL fighting positions.
-- Near Sultan
Abdallah, one strike struck an ISIL tactical unit.
-- Near Tal
Afar, two strikes struck an ISIL vehicle bomb facility and destroyed 19 ISIL
Part of Operation Inherent Resolve
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 terrorist group's ability to project terror and conduct
operations, officials said.
nations conducting airstrikes in Iraq include the United States, Australia,
Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Jordan, the Netherlands and the United
Kingdom. Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Syria include the United
States, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, France, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and
the United Arab Emirates.