Islamic State Fighters Targeted in Five U.S. Airstrikes

WASHINGTON (TheBlaze/AP) — Islamic State militants near Iraq’s Mosul Dam were struck by American fighter aircraft and unmanned drones, the United States military said.

In a statement issued Saturday, U.S. Central Command said the five latest U.S. airstrikes were in support of operations conducted by Iraqi security forces.

The airstrikes destroyed an armed vehicle, a fighting position and weapons and significantly damaged an Islamic State building, officials said.

Central Command noted that it has conducted a total of 115 airstrikes across Iraq.