Iraqi jets strike ISIS in Syria for first time as troops advance in Mosul
IRBIL, Iraq – Iraqi warplanes have conducted airstrikes on Islamic State targets inside neighboring Syria for the first time, Iraq’s prime minister said Friday, vowing to chase down the militants “everywhere” as Iraqi forces opened new fronts in the city of Mosul.
The strikes in Bukamal inside Syria – and Hussaiba on the Iraqi side of the border – were carried out by U.S.-supplied F-16 fighter jets in response to bombing attacks in the capital Baghdad, said Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Full Report In Link Below. -EH