The US-led coalition’s airstrikes hit chemical weapons storage of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq, as well as more than 20 targets in Syria.
Chemical weapons storage of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group near the Iraqi city of Huwayjah was hit by the US-led coalition’s airstrikes on Wednesday, a statement of the US Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve read on Thursday.
“Near Al Huwayjah, two strikes engaged the Daesh [IS] chemical weapons storage facility and destroyed a rocket system, a rocket rail, and a mortar system,” the statement revealed.
A total of ten strikes, coordinated with the country’s government, were conducted by the coalition in Iraq. According to the Task Force, tactical units, headquarter buildings, explosives factories, and inoperable coalition equipment of the IS were destroyed by the airstrikes.
More than 20 IS supply routes, oil tanker trucks, and oil well heads were destroyed by eight additional airstrikes in Syria, the statement read.