SOUTHWEST ASIA, Sept. 15, 2015 —
U.S. 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.
Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that
assessments of results are based on initial reports.
Airstrikes in Syria
Fighter aircraft conducted three airstrikes
-- Near Hasakah, two airstrikes struck an
ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL armored personnel carrier.
-- Near Dayr Az Zawr, an airstrike struck
an ISIL crude oil collection point.
Attack, bomber, fighter, fighter-attack and
remotely piloted aircraft conducted 15 airstrikes in Iraq, coordinated with the
-- Near Baghdadi, an airstrike struck an
ISIL large tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL building.
-- Near Huwayjah, two airstrikes struck two
ISIL tactical units and destroyed two ISIL tunnels and an ISIL vehicle.
-- Near Beiji, three airstrikes struck
three ISIL tactical units and destroyed eight ISIL buildings, an ISIL roadside
bomb and an ISIL carport.
-- Near Habbaniyah, an airstrike destroyed
three ISIL rocket rails.
-- Near Kirkuk, an airstrike struck an ISIL
mortar firing position.
-- Near Mosul, three airstrikes struck an
ISIL tactical unit, two ISIL rocket firing positions and an ISIL mortar firing
position and destroyed three ISIL berms and 14 ISIL fighting positions.
-- Near Ramadi, an airstrike struck an ISIL
tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL house-borne bomb, an ISIL vehicle bomb,
five ISIL buildings, an ISIL vehicle and an ISIL motorcycle.
-- Near Sinjar, three airstrikes struck two
ISIL tactical units and destroyed six ISIL fighting position, an ISIL heavy
machine gun and an ISIL cache.
Part of Operation Inherent
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, Syria, the region, 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.
Coalition 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, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
and the United Arab Emirates.