Sept. 11: U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL near the Mosul Dam
By U.S. Central Command News Release
Sept. 11, 2014 —
September 11, 2014
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 — U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using attack aircraft to conduct two airstrikes Wednesday and Thursday near the Mosul Dam in support of Iraqi Security Forces.
In total, the strikes destroyed two ISIL machine gun emplacements and an ISIL bunker. 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 156 airstrikes across Iraq.