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US Apache helicopters strike IS for first time in Iraq: official

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US Apache helicopters are used for the first time against ISIS
US Apache helicopters are used for the first time against ISIS

Washington (AFP) June 13, 2016 - US Apache helicopters have hit an Islamic State target for the first time in Iraq, the Pentagon said Monday.

"US Apache helicopters conducted the first strike against a Daesh target in Iraq in support of Iraqi Security Forces in the Tigris River Valley June 12," Defense Department spokesman Christopher Sherwood said, using an Arabic abbreviation for the IS group.

 

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