Report: U.S. launches air strikes on Islamic State

Strikes occur near Mosul Dam
Report: U.S. launches air strikes on Islamic State

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by Sky News | September 1, 2014


The US military has launched new strikes on Islamic State forces in Iraq, using fighter and attack aircraft to carry out strikes near the Mosul dam and Amerli.

‘The strike near Amerli damaged an ISIL tank and the strike near Mosul Dam destroyed an ISIL armed vehicle. All aircraft exited the strike area safely,’ a US Defence Department statement said, referring to the IS forces also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

‘The strikes were conducted under authority to protect US personnel and facilities, support humanitarian efforts, and support Iraqi forces that are acting in furtherance of these objectives,’ added the statement put out by US Central Command on Sunday.

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