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Airstrikes Hit ISIL Near Irbil and Mosul Dam

From a U.S. Central Command News Release

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 – U.S. military forces today continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi security force operations, using fighter, attack, and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct three airstrikes in the vicinity of Irbil and the Mosul Dam.

The strikes destroyed an ISIL Humvee, a supply truck, three armored vehicles, and severely damaged an ISIL building. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.

The strikes were conducted under authority to support Iraqi security force and Kurdish defense force operations, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, U.S. personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.

Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 101 airstrikes across Iraq.

 

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Special Report: Targeted Operations Against ISIL Terrorists in Iraq
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