At least 32 Islamic State fighters killed in strikes in Syria's Raqqa: monitor

December 6, 2015 1:58 PM

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At least 32 Islamic State fighters killed in strikes in Syria's Raqqa: monitor

BEIRUT At least 32 Islamic State fighters were killed and 40 more wounded in Syria's Raqqa province on Sunday, in a series of air strikes believed to be carried out by a U.S.-led coalition targeting the jihadists, a monitoring group said.

More than 15 explosions hit Islamic State positions in the countryside of Raqqa province and near its capital, Raqqa city, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Raqqa is Islamic State's Syrian stronghold.

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