U.S., allies conduct 13 air strikes in Iraq, Syria

March 18, 2015 3:25 PM

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and coalition forces conducted 11 air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Iraq during a 24-hour period, while U.S. forces led two air strikes in Syria, the U.S. military said on Wednesday.

U.S. fighters attacked an Islamic State tunnel system and fighting position near Al Hasaka in Syria, and struck an Islamic State tactical unit and fighting position near Kobani, according to a statement.

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