U.S. and partner nation military forces continued to attack ISIS terrorists in Syria Nov. 10-12 using bomber, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct sixteen airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted seven airstrikes in Iraq Nov. 10-12 using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIS terrorists.
In Syria, ten airstrikes conducted near Kobani struck eight small ISIS units, damaged three ISIS fighting positions and destroyed an ISIS logistics facility. There were two airstrikes south of Al-Hasakah damaging a crude oil collection point operated by ISIS. Three airstrikes northeast of Dayr Az Zawr damaged an ISIS crude oil collection facility. Near Dayr Az Zawr, one airstrike struck a small ISIS unit and damaged an ISIS vehicle.
In Iraq, two airstrikes near Kirkuk struck a small ISIS unit and a large ISIS unit. Five airstrikes near Baiji struck three small ISIS units, one large ISIS unit and destroyed two ISIS buildings, an ISIS sniper position, two ISIS vehicles, an ISIS mortar tube and an ISIS artillery piece. All aircraft departed the strike areas safely. Airstrike assessments are based on initial reports.
The strikes were conducted as part of Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the terrorist group ISIS and the threat they pose to Iraq, 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 power and conduct operations. Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Iraq include the U.S., Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Syria include the U.S., Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.