Fresh round of U.S.-led air strikes target Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

October 6, 2015 11:19 AM

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WASHINGTON The United States and its allies carried out 24 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq on Monday, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Tuesday.

The latest round of action against the militant group included 17 strikes in Iraq. Nine of them were near Ramadi, hitting tactical units, buildings, fighting positions, bomb-making facilities and other assets. Islamic State positions near Al Huwayja, Habbaniya, Mosul, Sinjar and Sultan Abdulla also ...

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