US and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 41 strikes consisting of 50 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 38 strikes consisting of 42 engagements against ISIS targets:
-- Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed two vehicles, a tactical vehicle, a vehicle-borne bomb and a fighting position.
-- Near Raqqa, 31 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, 17 vehicles, three logistics nodes, an ISIS headquarters, an improvised explosive device and a command-and-control node.
Strikes in Iraq
In Iraq, coalition military forces conducted three strikes consisting of eight engagements against ISIS targets:
-- Near Beiji, a strike destroyed four ISIS tunnel entrances.
-- Near Huwayjah, a strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a command-and-control node and four tunnels.
-- Near Rawah, a strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two ISIS-held buildings.