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West Conduct 14 Airstrikes Against ISIL

24.03.2015 11:05

The US Central Command announced 14 airstrikes conducted by US-led coalition against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, which resulted in destruction of terrorists' tactical units, fighting positions, vehicles and machinery.

"On March 22, Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using fighter and bomber aircraft to conduct eight airstrikes... Separately in Iraq, Coalition military forces conducted six airstrikes approved by the Iraqi Ministry of Defense," the Monday statement said.

According to the statement, duiring eight airstrikes four ISIL tactical units, a vehicle and 12 fighting positions were destroyed near Kobani in the North of Syria. In Iraq, five airstrikes conducted to the north and west of Baghdad, near Sinjar, Tal Afar, Rawa and Mosul destroyed two ISIL fighting positions, a staging area, a tactical unit, a trailer and excavator. Moreover, the Coalition forces' airstrike near Iraqi city of Ramadi destroyed an ISIL tactical unit and a fighting position.

These airstrikes were a part of Inherent Resolve Operation. According to the press release, the main goal is to eliminate the Islamic State.