(U.S Department of Defense) U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack ISIS in Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports.
Coalition military forces conducted 23 strikes consisting of 84 engagements against ISIS targets in Iraq, coordinated with and in support of Iraq’s government:
— Near Huwayjah, a strike destroyed an ISIS headquarters.
— Near Beiji, seven strikes engaged five ISIS tactical units and destroyed five vehicles, two ISIS compounds and a tunnel entrance.
— Near Kisik, two strikes destroyed an ISIS headquarters and an ISIS-held building.
— Near Mosul, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 mortar systems, three vehicles, three weapons caches, two ISIS-held buildings, two vehicle-borne bombs, a sniper position, an ISIS headquarters, two heavy machine guns, an artillery system, an unmanned-aerial-vehicle staging area and a supply cache; and suppressed 14 mortar teams, two ISIS tactical units, an artillery team and a rocket-propelled-grenade team.
— Near Tal Afar, six strikes destroyed four ISIS headquarters, a vehicle and a tactical vehicle.