August 29, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 -
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of
Iraqi security force operations, using fighter and attack aircraft to
conduct four airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam.
strikes destroyed four ISIL armed vehicles, severely damaged another
armed vehicle, and destroyed three ISIL support vehicles. All aircraft
exited the strike areas safely.
The strikes were conducted under
the authority to support Iraqi security force and Kurdish defense force
operations, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, U.S.
personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.
Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 110 airstrikes across Iraq.