Victory! U.S. Airstrikes Assist Iraqi Army In Defeating Jihadist Forces

AUTHOR

September 1, 2014 9:27am PST

In a major breakthrough, Iraqi forces have taken down the jihadists who had claimed the Shi’ite town of Amerli, trapping thousands of people for two months. The innocents who were at the hands of these radicals fell victim to the brutalities of the Islamic State, while their food and water supplies dwindled to life-threatening levels. The U.S. military has dropped over 100 bundled of emergency supplies to the indigenous Iraqis, along with aid from France and Britain. America also carried out another round of air strikes to assist the Iraqi Army in breaking through to terrorist-held Amerli.

(Read More: ISIS Militants Force 250 Soldiers To March To Execution In Underwear)

1409503069588_wps_21_Iraqi_Kurdish_Peshmerga_f

In their largest offensive effort since conflict began in June, Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-held city of Amerli.

H/T: MailOnline

comments

You must login in order to leave a comment.