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Sept. 10: U.S. Military Conducts Airstrike Against ISIL in Support of Defense of Irbil Operations

By U.S. Central Command News Release

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Sept. 10, 2014 — September 10, 2014
Release #20140911

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 — U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using an attack aircraft to conduct one airstrike Tuesday in support of Iraqi Security Forces' defense of Irbil operations.

The strike destroyed one ISIL armed vehicle in the vicinity of Irbil. The aircraft exited the strike area safely.

The strike was conducted under authority to protect U.S. personnel and facilities, support humanitarian efforts, and support Iraqi forces that are acting in furtherance of these objectives.

U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 154 airstrikes across Iraq.