French MoD for October 11, 2016 – October 12, 2016
On Oct. 12, coalition military forces conducted 19 strikes against ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq. In Syria, coalition military forces conducted nine strikes using attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL targets. Additionally in Iraq, coalition military forces conducted 10 strikes coordinated with and in support of the Government of Iraq using attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL targets. The following is a summary of the strikes conducted against ISIL since the last press release:
Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed four ISIL oil well heads, four oil collection tanks, and a vehicle.
Near Ayn Isa, one strike destroyed seven fighting positions.
Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged an ISIL supply route and destroyed an oil well head.
Near Mar’a, four strikes engaged four ISIL tactical units and destroyed a vehicle.
Near Al Huwayjah, one strike destroyed an ISIL boat and a VBIED.
Near Ar Rutbah, one strike engaged an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed three vehicles.
Near Bashir, one strike engaged an ISIL staging area and destroyed two ISIL-held buildings, two fighting positions, two tunnels, a storage cache, and an ammunition cache.
Near Bayji, one strike destroyed two ISIL ammunition caches, two vehicles, a mortar system, and a tunnel entrance.
Near Kisik, two strikes destroyed three ISIL tunnel entrances and damaged another tunnel.
Near Mosul, one strike engaged an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle.
Near Qayyarah, two strikes [1 British] engaged two ISIL tactical units and destroyed three supply caches, two vehicles, two mortar systems, two rocket systems, and a heavy machine gun.
Near Sultan Abdallah, one strike destroyed five ISIL homemade explosive caches, two vehicles, and an artillery system and suppressed a mortar position.