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Fighter Jets Target ISIL Boat, Ground Unit

From a U.S. Central Command News Release

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 – U.S. fighter aircraft conducted more airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Iraq yesterday and today, U.S. Central Command officials reported.

One airstrike southeast of Baghdad destroyed a boat on the Euphrates River conducting resupply of ISIL forces, and a second strike southwest of Baghdad struck a small ISIL ground unit. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely, officials said.

Centcom has conducted a total of 178 airstrikes across Iraq.

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