U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
Officials reported details of the latest strikes, which took place between 8 a.m. yesterday and 8 a.m. today, local time, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports.
Airstrikes in Syria
Bomber, attack and fighter aircraft conducted four airstrikes in Syria:
— Near Dayr az Zawr, an airstrike struck an ISIS tactical unit.
— Near Hasakah, an airstrike struck multiple ISIS storage and staging facilities.
— Near Kobani, two airstrikes struck an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two ISIS fighting positions and an ISIS checkpoint.
Airstrikes in Iraq
Fighter, attack and remotely piloted aircraft conducted six airstrikes in Iraq:
— Near Beiji, an airstrike struck an ISIS tactical unit.
— Near Kirkuk, an airstrike struck an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS heavy machine gun and an ISIS vehicle.
— Near Mosul, three airstrikes destroyed an ISIS bulldozer and an ISIS building.
— Near Fallujah, an airstrike struck an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle.
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, Syria, the region, and the wider international community. The destruction of ISIS 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, 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.