U.S., allies conduct 24 strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

February 28, 2016 2:05 PM

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U.S., allies conduct 24 strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

WASHINGTON The United States and its allies conducted 24 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement on Sunday.

In Syria, near Tel Abyad, 10 strikes destroyed 23 Islamic State buildings, eight fighting positions used by the group, a rocket fire position and other targets. Strikes near Ar Raqqah and Manbij destroyed two buildings and struck an improvised weapons assembly area, it said.

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