U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 29 strikes consisting of 56 engagements, 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.
Strikes in Syria
In Syria, coalition military forces conducted 15 strikes consisting of 17 engagements against ISIS targets:
-- Near Abu Kamal, a strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle.
-- Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes destroyed nine ISIS oil tankers, two ISIS wellheads, an ISIS barge and five ISIS oil refinery equipment items.
-- Near Raqqa, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed a front-end loader, a fighting position and a mortar team.