U.S.-led strikes destroy ISIS tactical units in Iraq

U.S.-led strikes hit tactical units of the IS extremists in Iraq. File photo

ARA News 

Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – The U.S.-led international coalition’s warplanes continued to attack extremists of the Islamic State (IS/ISIL) in Syria and Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Saturday. 

Officials reported details of the latest strikes, which took place between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday, local time, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. 

In Syria, an airstrike destroyed two IS fighting positions in the countryside of Kobane.

In Iraq, six IS boats were reportedly destroyed near Al-Asad, while in Rutbah an airstrike destroyed an IS armored vehicle. 

The U.S.-led coalition also targeted IS locations in Modul and Sinjar, destroying tactical units and buildings belonging to the radical group. 


Reporting by: Eyaz Ciziri

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