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Sept. 22: U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL in Iraq

By U.S. Central Command News Release

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September 22, 2014

Release #20140923
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 - U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using a mix of attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct four airstrikes today.

In total, the airstrikes destroyed two ISIL vehicles, an ISIL tank, and damaged an ISIL Humvee, all west-southwest of Kirkuk. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.

The strikes were conducted as part of the President's comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL.

U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 190 airstrikes across Iraq.