Watch Cash Fall From the Sky After U.S. Destroys ISIS Bank

Tens of millions of dollars in ISIS cash went up in smoke when one of its banks was hit by an American airstrike, U.S. defense and military officials told NBC News on Monday.

The head-chopping terrorists lost the fortune in an attack that was launched just before dawn Sunday on the ISIS-held Iraqi city of Mosul, the officials said.

They would neither confirm nor deny reports out of Iraq that innocent civilians were killed or that there guards in the bank at the time of the raid.

But since November, U.S. and coalition forces have been trying to kill ISIS...

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