US airstrikes hit Islamic State positions near Iraq dam

By REUTERS
August 18, 2014 18:49




The US military conducted airstrikes on Monday on Islamic State positions near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said.

A mix of US fighter, bomber and drone aircraft took part in the strikes, which damaged or destroyed six armed vehicles, a light armored vehicle, a vehicle-mounted anti-aircraft artillery gun, a checkpoint and an improvised explosive device emplacement belt, the Pentagon said in a statement.

Since Aug. 8, the US military has conducted a total of 68 airstrikes in Iraq, the Pentagon said. Of those 68 strikes, 35 have been in support of Iraqi forces near the Mosul Dam.


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