News US air strike targets Isis bank in Mosul, destroying 'millions of dollars'

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  1. dawg

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    The US Department of Defense has released footage of an airstrike against an Isis bank in Mosul, Iraq, in which US officials claimed hundreds of dollars were destroyed.

    Black and white video footage of the 11 January attack shows two 2,000-pound bombs being dropped on the building, followed by clouds of paper, believed to be currency, drifting above the explosion.

    The cash stockpile was situated in an Isis stronghold, and it is believed the US government will continue to target Isis’ financial buildings as it attempts to remove the group’s resources.

    Gen. Lloyd Austin, head of US Central Command told CNN: “It was a good strike. And we estimate that it served to deprive Isil (Isis) of millions of dollars.

    ”And combined with all of the other strikes that we've done on Isil's gas and oil production and distribution capabilities and strikes against his economic infrastructure and the various sources of revenue, you can bet that (it) is feeling the strain on his chequebook.“

    ”Isil needs those funds to pay their fighters, to recruit new fighters and to conduct their various maligned activities,“ he added.

    ”You know, we said from the outset of this campaign that to defeat Isil, we're going to have to take away its ability to resource itself."

    The air strike on Isis’ bank came alongside 11 other strikes in Iraq on 11 January, with tactical units, a warehouse and fighting positions also targeted.
     
  2. Mlaw

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    they should just drop rotting Eloba bodies
     
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    hundreds not thousands
     
  4. Irish Joe

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    I see Obama's war with fiat currency is progressing nicely.
     
  5. Tipsey Russell

    Tipsey Russell VIP Extreme Gold

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    why don't we just tell banks/financial institutions/nations you deal with these fuck's cash and we catch you doing it
    and we drop the full might of the US economy or whatever on you

    we freeze all your assets we can--we take everything we want
    we fuck you and tell you to enjoy it

    why not?
    it's easy right?
    am I crazy?
     
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    Craignor Bodymore, Murderland VIP

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    I wonder if any funny business is going on with the liberated cash?



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