Sept. 12: U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL near the Mosul Dam
By U.S. Central Command News Release
Sept. 12, 2014 —
September 12, 2014
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014 — U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using attack aircraft to conduct two airstrikes Thursday and Friday in support of Iraqi Security Forces near the Mosul Dam and defending Irbil.
In total, the strikes destroyed two ISIL armed vehicles. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.
These strikes were 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 158 airstrikes across Iraq.