U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq, using a mix of attack, bomber and fighter aircraft to conduct 11 airstrikes yesterday and today, U.S. Central Command officials reported.
One airstrike west of Irbil struck ISIL fighters and damaged an ISIL armed vehicle. Five airstrikes south of Kirkuk struck ISIL fighters; destroyed an ISIL tank, an ISIL vehicle and an ISIL Humvee; and damaged two ISIL armed vehicles. Five airstrikes west of Baghdad destroyed an ISIL Humvee, four checkpoints, a fighting position, two guard towers and a command post.
The strikes were conducted as part of the president’s comprehensive strategy to degrade and destroy ISIL, officials said.