U.S. and partner-nation military forces continued to attack ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq today, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Airstrikes in Syria
Fighter and bomber aircraft conducted seven strikes in Syria:
— Near Hasakah, two airstrikes destroyed four oil derricks.
— Near Kobani, five airstrikes destroyed five ISIS builings and six ISIS fighting positions.
Airstrikes in Iraq
Fighter and remotely piloted aircraft conducted three airstrikes in Iraq:
— Near Fallujah, two airstrikes struck two ISIS tactical units.
— Near Mosul, one airstrike struck an ISIS fighting position, destroyed two ISIS fighting positions and struck an ISIS tactical unit.
Part of Operation Inherent Resolve
The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the ISIS terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, the region and the wider international community, officials said, noting that airdrop assessments are based on initial reports.
Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Iraq include the United States, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Syria include the United States, Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.