Sep 15, 2014 11:46 PM
Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad
According to Central Command, Iraqi Security Forces requested the airstrikes near Sinjar.
"The airstrike southwest of Baghdad was the first strike taken as part of our expanded efforts beyond protecting our own people and humanitarian missions to hit ISIL targets as Iraqi forces go on offense, as outlined in the President's speech last Wednesday," Central Command said in a press release.
The military added that the strikes destroyed six Islamic State veh