(U.S Department of Defense) U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack ISIS in Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports.
Coalition military forces conducted 10 strikes consisting of 71 engagements in Iraq, coordinated with and in support of Iraq’s government:
— Near Beiji, a strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed four bunkers, a weapons cache and a vehicle bomb.
— Near Mosul, five strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units; destroyed nine mortar systems, six fighting positions, five vehicle bomb facilities, three supply caches, three ISIS-held buildings, three vehicle bombs and an improvised weapons factory; damaged six supply routes; and suppressed 14 mortar teams and two ISIS tactical units.
— Near Qaim, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle and a tactical vehicle.
— Near Tal Afar, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle, a weapons cache and a recoilless rifle.