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U.S. military conducts airstrike against ISIL west of Sinjar

Release No: UNRELEASED Aug. 13, 2014 PRINT | E-MAIL

August 13, 2014

Release #20140814
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 13, 2014 - U.S. military forces continued to engage ISIL terrorists in Iraq today, successfully conducting an airstrike on an ISIL armed truck west of the village of Sinjar.

At approximately 12:20 p.m. EDT, U.S. remotely piloted aircraft struck and destroyed an ISIL armed vehicle west of the village of Sinjar, located in the vicinity of an ISIL checkpoint.

All aircraft exited the strike area safely.