US begins offensive against ISIS, launches 10 airstrikes

By Balitang America, ABS-CBN North America Bureau

Sept. 26, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Since Thursday, the U.S. has launched 10 airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Officials say the latest strikes inside Syria are intended to eliminate ISIS resources and its ability to sustain itself.

Three strikes near Dayr Al-Zawr in Syria destroyed four tanks, while seven strikes west of Baghdad in Iraq destroyed nine vehicles, a bunker, and a command checkpoint.

U.S. forces used a combination of fighter jets and drones in its airstrikes.

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