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US Planes Strike ISIL Artillery in Iraq

U.S. military aircraft have conducted a strike on Islamist militant artillery used against Kurdish forces defending Irbil, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday. At 6:45 a.m. EST, two fighter jets dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on a truck and the mobile artillery it was towing, according to the Pengaton's press secretary, Rear Admiral John Kirby. Militants led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant were using the artillery to shell Kurdish forces defending the Kurdish...

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