France announces first air strikes on ISIS in Syria

September 27, 2015 8:20 AM

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PARIS (AFP) - France announced its first air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Syria on Sunday (Sept 27), following its decision to expand its bombing campaign against the militants from neighbouring Iraq.

The President's office said the strikes hit targets identified during reconnaissance missions conducted over the past fortnight.

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