The New U.S. airstrike hits ISIS target, near Baghdad
A U.S. airstrike near Baghdad on Monday 15th September, 2014. marked a new phase in the fight against ISIS.
The airstrike southwest of the city appears to be the closest the U.S. airstrikes have come to the capital of Iraq since the start of the campaign against ISIS, a senior U.S. military official told CNN. And U.S. Central Command said in a statement that it was the first strike as part of “expanded efforts” to help Iraqi forces on the offensive against ISIS.
Monday’s airstrike destroyed an ISIS fighting position that had been firing at Iraqi forces, Central Command said.
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Posted on September 16, 2014, in latest news, security, Terrorism, U.S. and tagged Attack, Baghdad, ISIS, military official, southwest, U.S. airstrike, U.S. Central Command. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.