Shells and airstrikes cause mass destruction in Hasakah city, northeast Syria, amid ISIS attempts to take over the province. Photo: ARA News
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Damascus, Syria – Warplanes of the U.S.-led international coalition hit tactical units and fighting positions of the Islamic State group (IS/ISIL) during fresh airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Wednesday.
The coalition intensified its strikes on areas held by the radical group in Syria.
Wednesday’s operations caused the destruction of four tactical units and six fighting positions in the countryside of Hasakah. Two other tactical units of the group were targeted in Aleppo province, while an IS security center was hit in Raqqa.
In Iraq, the U.S.-led coalition launched some 16 airstrikes against the radical group in Baiji, Mosul, Makhmur, Habbaniyah, Ramadi, Sinjar and Tal Afar, the Combined Joint Task Force said.
The renewed strikes in Iraq caused the destruction of several artillery pieces, vehicles and fighting positions of the Islamic State group.
Reporting by: Laila Majdalawi