September 26, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 26, 2014 -
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq and
Syria, using a mix of fighter, attack and remotely piloted aircraft to
conduct 10 airstrikes Thursday and today.
In Iraq, five airstrikes
south and southwest of Kirkuk destroyed three ISIL Humvees and one ISIL
vehicle, disabled two ISIL armed vehicles and damaged one ISIL
mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle. One airstrike west of Baghdad
destroyed an ISIL guard shack, an armed vehicle and a bunker. One
airstrike near Al Qaim destroyed four ISIL armed vehicles, a command and
control node and a checkpoint.
In Syria, three airstrikes south and southeast of Dayr Az Zawr destroyed four ISIL tanks and damaged another.
These strikes were conducted as part of the President's comprehensive strategy to degrade and destroy ISIL.