U.S. leads 13 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, Syria: statement

April 12, 2016 11:28 AM

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WASHINGTON The United States and its allies stages 13 strikes on Monday against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in the coalition's latest daily attack against the militant group, a U.S. military statement said on Tuesday.

Nine strikes hit near four Iraqi cities - Hit, Mosul, Qayyarah and Sinjar - destroying 21 of the militants' fighting positions and three tactical units, among other targets, the Combined Joint Task Force said.

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