Massive Airstrike Leaves ISIS With About 120 Fewer Toyota Pickups

Steph Willems
by Steph Willems
massive airstrike leaves isis with about 120 fewer toyota pickups

It’s a well-known fact that Islamic State fighters enjoy using hardy Toyota pickups in their pursuit of cleansing the Middle East of people even slightly different from themselves, but they’ll need to restock after last week.

Recent Allied military advances, including a huge, weeks-long push that liberated the Iraqi city of Fallujah, have ISIS on the run, and the U.S. Air Force’s best aerial hardware just caught a huge number of their vehicles making a break for it.

The results, as Defense Department video of the strike shows, wasn’t pretty — for the insurgents or their trucks.

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  • Shedkept Shedkept on Jul 06, 2016

    Chain reaction airbag failures.

    • Mcs Mcs on Jul 06, 2016

      You probably don't need a direct hit, just close enough to trigger the Takata airbag.

  • Rpol35 Rpol35 on Jul 06, 2016

    And what did the roaches exclaim as they scurried off for their lives? "RAAAAID!"

  • Sjalabais Sjalabais on Jul 06, 2016

    This site is getting more and more like Jalopnik. Why?

  • Dusterdude Dusterdude on Jul 06, 2016

    Joss: Agreement on your Saddam comment .. decision by Bush Jr to invade Iraq was horrible decision that helped to create current mess I'm middle east. I have to agree with Trumps recent comment on Saddam...not the I support Trump or Clinton - 2 bad choices!