Fresh U.S.-led strikes hit Islamic State militants


ARA News 

Damascus, Syria – Warplanes of the U.S.-led international coalition targeted militants of the Islamic State (IS/ISIS) in Syria and Iraq with 24 new airstrikes, The coalition’s Joint Command said in a statement on Friday. 

“In Syria, coalition forces targeted ISIS positions with nine strikes near the cities of Hasakah, Ar Raqqah and Tal Abyad, destroying tactical units, fighting positions, vehicles and structures,” the Joint Command said.

“In Iraq, 15 strikes struck ISIS targets near the cities of Al Huwayjah, Bayji, Fallujah, Haditha, Makhmur, Mosul, Rawah, Sinjar and Tal Afar. They destroyed tunnel systems, bunkers, vehicles, tactical units, buildings and an excavator.”


Reporting by: Laila Majdalawi 

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