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Five US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters

Updated: 08/30/2014 9:33 PM
Created: 08/30/2014 9:31 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

The U.S. military says fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck Islamic State militants near Iraq's Mosul Dam.
    
In a statement issued Saturday, U.S. Central Command says the five latest U.S. airstrikes were in support of operations conducted by Iraqi security forces.
    
Officials say the airstrikes destroyed an armed vehicle, a fighting position and weapons and significantly damaged an Islamic State building.
    
Central Command says it has conducted a total of 115 airstrikes across Iraq.
 





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