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Video: Air Strike Against ISIL Refinery

Sep 25, 2014

The United States Central Command has released unclassified video of an air strike Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, on the Jeribe West Modular Refinery in Syria.

The Jeribe West Refinery being run by ISIL is targeted for bombing Sept. 24, 2014.
Credit U.S. Central Command

The Islamic State militants (ISIL) reportedly earn an estimated $2 million daily from several oil fields and refineries in the region.

The Associated Press reports:

"At least four oil installations and three oil fields were hit around the town of Mayadeen in the eastern province of Deir el-Zour, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and two local activist groups. A third activist group loyal to the militants confirmed the reports."

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the airstrikes killed 20 people, including 14 militants.

The U.S. CENTCOM Media desk released this Operational Video of Strike Against ISIL in Syria: