August 11, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL Near Irbil
TAMPA, Fla. -- U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq late Sunday, successfully conducting an airstrike to defend Kurdish forces near Irbil, where U.S. personnel and citizens are located.
At approximately 4 p.m. EDT, multiple U.S. fighter aircraft struck and destroyed several vehicles that were part of an ISIL convoy moving to attack Pershmerga forces defending Irbil.
All aircraft exited the strike area safely.