The US military conducted a fifth airdrop of food and water for thousands of Iraqi citizens threatened by ISIL militants on Mount Sinjar in Iraq, the Pentagon said in a statement.
It added that a C-17 aircraft dropped 40 container delivery system bundles of fresh drinking water totalling 3,804 gallons as well as 36 bundles totalling 11,088 meals ready to eat and 1,331 gallons of fresh drinking water.
The United States military will continue to work with the Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, as well as international partners including the Government of Iraq, the United Nations, and non-government organizations to assess the need for additional humanitarian operations in Iraq going forward.
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have emerged victorious in the battle for Mosul Dam, but the question is - what will their next move be?
An ITV News team at Mosul Dam was with victorious Kurdish Peshmerga fighters at the complex earlier today.
ITV News joined a Kurdish unit fighting Islamist militants near Irbil and found them using tanks from the 1950s and short on ammunition.