U.S. Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL
From a U.S. Central Command News Release
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq, using attack aircraft to conduct two airstrikes yesterday and today in support of Iraqi Security Forces near the Mosul Dam and defending Irbil.
In total, the strikes destroyed two ISIL armed vehicles, U.S. Central Command officials said. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.
These strikes were conducted, Centcom officials said, under authority to protect U.S. personnel and facilities, support humanitarian efforts, and support Iraqi forces that are acting in furtherance of these objectives.