October 25, 2015
Release # 20151025-01
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOUTHWEST ASIA — On Oct. 24, coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL
terrorists in Syria and Iraq. In Iraq, coalition military forces
conducted 22 strikes coordinated with and in support of the Government
of Iraq using fighter, attack, bomber, and remotely piloted aircraft
against ISIL targets.
The following is a summary of the strikes conducted against ISIL since the last press release:
* Near Bayji, one strike struck a large ISIL tactical unit.
* Near Fallujah, one strike destroyed five ISIL rocket rails.
Near Kisik, eight strikes struck two separate ISIL tactical units and
destroyed two ISIL fighting positions, four separate ISIL staging areas,
and suppressed an ISIL mortar position and an ISIL heavy machine gun
* Near Mosul, two strikes struck two separate ISIL
tactical units and destroyed an ISIL fighting position, an ISIL heavy
machine gun, and an ISIL vehicle.
* Near Ramadi, five strikes
struck three separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed ten ISIL
fighting positions, two ISIL sniper positions, an ISIL vehicle, and an
ISIL weapons cache, and denied ISIL access to tactical terrain.
Near Sinjar, five strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed 16
ISIL fighting positions, seven ISIL assembly areas, and an ISIL cache.
Strike assessments are based on initial reports. All aircraft returned to base safely.
strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the
operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat they pose
to Iraq, Syria, and the wider international community.
destruction of ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq further limits the group's
ability to project terror and conduct operations. Coalition nations
which have conducted strikes in Iraq include Australia, Belgium, Canada,
Denmark, France, Jordan, Netherlands, United Kingdom, and the United
States. Coalition nations which have conducted strikes in Syria include
Australia, Bahrain, Canada, France, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United
Arab Emirates, and the U.S.