SOUTHWEST ASIA, – U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 32 strikes consisting of 65 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
Officials reported details of (recent) strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports.
Strikes in Syria
In Syria, coalition military forces conducted 23 strikes consisting of 27 engagements against ISIS targets:
- — Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed two ISIS wellheads and an ISIS pump jack.
- — Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed three ISIS wellheads and a vehicle.
- — Near Palmyra, a strike destroyed an ISIS pump jack.
- — Near Raqqa, 16 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units; destroyed 17 fighting positions, three vehicles and an ISIS excavator; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.
Strikes in Iraq
In Iraq, coalition military forces conducted nine strikes consisting of 38 engagements against ISIS targets: