Coalition’s strikes hit ISIS-held oil pumps in Syria

ARA News

Damascus, Syria – Since Tuesday, the international coalition forces carried out 15 airstrikes against the radical group of the Islamic State (IS/ISIL) in Syria and Iraq. 

The U.S.-led coalition conducted 13 raids against the militants in Iraq, while two others hit the group’s locations in Syria, according to a statement by the Combined Joint Task Force. 

“Five of the strikes in Iraq were centered on the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and three each were aimed near Fallujah and al Qaim, destroying buildings, vehicles and artillery,” the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement issued on Wednesday.

“The Syrian strikes destroyed two Islamic State vehicles near Kobane and hit multiple oil pump jackets near al-Hasakah,” the statement added.


Reporting by: Laila Majdalawi 

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