November 26, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 24, 2014 —
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Nov.
24-26 using bomber and fighter aircraft to conduct ten airstrikes.
Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted seven
airstrikes in Iraq Nov. 24-26 using attack, fighter and remotely-piloted
aircraft against ISIL terrorists.
In Syria, ten airstrikes near
Kobani struck an ISIL fighting position, a large ISIL unit, two tactical
ISIL units, and destroyed four ISIL staging areas and six ISIL fighting
In Iraq, two airstrikes near Mosul destroyed an ISIL
bulldozer, two ISIL vehicles, three ISIL-occupied buildings and an ISIL
fighting position, and also struck a large ISIL unit. Near Kirkuk, two
airstrikes destroyed an ISIL tank, an ISIL HMMWV and an ISIL vehicle, as
well as struck two ISIL units. North of Sinjar, an airstrike destroyed
an ISIL HMMWV and an ISIL vehicle. Northwest of Ramadi, an airstrike
damaged an ISIL checkpoint.
Finally, west of Bayji, an airstrike destroyed one ISIL vehicle and damaged another.
All aircraft returned to base safely. Airstrike assessments are based on initial reports.
strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the
operation to eliminate the terrorist group ISIL and the threat they pose
to Iraq, the region and the wider international community. The
destruction of ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq further limits the
terrorist group's ability to project power and conduct operations.
Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Iraq include the U.S.,
Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands and the United
Kingdom. Coalition Nations conducting airstrikes in Syria include the
U.S., Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.