WASHINGTON An international coalition led by the United States conducted 19 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq on Wednesday, targeting the militant group near Kirkuk, Kisik, Mosul, Ramadi and Sinjar, according to the U.S. military.
The brunt of the force was focused near Kisik, where six strikes hit tactical units and also destroyed weapons caches, fighting positions, vehicles and a heavy machine gun belonging to Islamic State, the military said in a statement released on Thursday.
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