According to the US officials, it was necessary to destroy those sources through which the ISISI were able to get their black money to fund their operations. And the main source according to them was many of their headquarters along with the oil refineries. After two hours of continuous air raids the forces were finally able to blow up the oil refinery which were under the militants who were able to earn almost $3 million a day.
Following a twitter account that had been run by an Al-Qaida member, it was also brought out that one of the senior Al Qaida leader also died in the air attacks that were launched by the US over Syria. Kiran Kidwai – International Desk, NMTV