U.S., allies conduct 10 air strikes in Syria, 17 in Iraq: U.S. military

November 2, 2015 12:48 PM

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WASHINGTON The U.S.-led coalition conducted 10 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Sunday and 17 in Iraq, the U.S. military said, stepping up its air assault in Syria as fighting on the ground escalated.

In Syria, six air strikes near Mar'a destroyed three fighting positions, an ammunition cache and three Islamic State buildings, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Monday.

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