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11 Aug.: U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL Near Irbil

Release No: UNRELEASED Aug. 11, 2014 PRINT | E-MAIL

August 11, 2014
RELEASE #20140808

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.

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