US, Arab Allies Begins Airstrikes On ISIS In Syria

US, Arab Allies Begins Airstrikes On ISIS In Syria

By News Desk | The Trent on September 23, 2014
President Barack Obama in an undated photo

The American military have commenced airstrikes, targeting the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria.

The news of the strikes was confirmed in a statement by Rear Admiral John Kirby, Pentagon’s press secretary on Monday, September 22, 2014. Kirby explained that the attack consisted of a mix of fighters, bombers and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles

Kirby said: “The decision to conduct theses strikes was made earlier today by the U.S. Central Command commander under authorization granted him by the Commander-in-Chief.”

Although details of the strike are not yet known, word on social media say the strikes were conducted in the Raqqa with a purported video appearing on YouTube, although it has not yet been authenticated officially.


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