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U.S. Military Conducts Airstrike Against ISIL near the Mosul Dam

By U.S. Central Command News Release

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September 2, 2014

Release #20140902
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TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 - U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct one airstrike Monday, near the Mosul Dam.

The strike destroyed or damaged 16 ISIL armed vehicles, near the Mosul Dam. All 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 124 airstrikes across Iraq.