U.S. Launches More Airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON D.C. -- The U.S. military announced Saturday evening it has conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq.

According to the Associated Press, the airstrikes took out armored carriers and a truck that had been firing on civilians.

The U.S. Central Command said the strikes were spread apart. Three happened before noon EDT Saturday. The other happened at approximately 3 p.m.

The military said the airstrikes were reportedly successful in destroying the targets.

This is the U.S.'s third round of airstrikes against Islamic State forces since President Obama authorized the strikes.


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