US-led coalition airstrikes continued to hit ISIS targets in northern Iraq in the first half of September, as Iraqi ground forces reportedly prepare to launch operations to retake the terrorist group’s biggest remaining city, Mosul.
On September 12, three strikes hit an ISIS headquarters building that Operation Inherent Resolve officials have said was also used as a chemical-weapons facility.
In those strikes, part of which are shown in the GIF below, “U.S. F-15Es, A-10s, B-52s, F-16s, and Marine Corps F-18Ds destroyed more than 50 points of interest, removing a significant chemical threat to innocent Iraqis,” a US Air Force Central Command official told Business Insider by email.
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