September 10, 2014
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.