WASHINGTON, June 25 (KUNA) -- The US-led coalition against ISIL launched a total of 16 airstrikes in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, a statement from the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) revealed on Thursday.
In Syria, coalition fighter and remotely piloted aircraft launched three airstrikes, as outlined in the statement: Near Al Hasakah, where "one airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit, destroying an ISIL vehicle"; Near Aleppo, where another airstrike "struck an ISIL tank;" And near Tal Abyad, where the third airstrike "struck an ISIL tactical unit, destroying two ISIL fighting positions and an ISIL vehicle." In Iraq, bomber, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft launched 13 airstrikes; Near Baghdadi one airstrike destroyed an ISIL road.
Near Bayji two airstrikes struck two ISIL tactical units, destroying two ISIL vehicles and an ISIL structure.
Near Fallujah one airstrike struck an ISIL bunker.
Near Mosul three airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit, an ISIL fighting position and land features denying ISIL a tactical advantage, destroying an ISIL vehicle.
Near Ramadi three airstrikes struck two ISIL staging areas, destroying two ISIL vehicles.
And near Tal Afar the last three airstrikes "struck two ISIL staging areas and an ISIL mortar firing position," according to the statement.
CJTF-OIR does not typically disclose casualty figures, if any, nor does it identify which partner nations participated in each round of airstrikes. (end) ys.gb