U.S.-led coalition hits Islamic State with 25 air strikes: task force

January 23, 2015 1:53 PM

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U.S.-led coalition hits Islamic State with 25 air strikes: task force

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its coalition partners have launched another round of air strikes against Islamic State, conducting 25 strikes since early Thursday.

In a statement on Friday from the Combined Joint Task Force leading the military operation, officials said 13 air strikes hit in Iraq, including eight near Mosul that struck four Islamic state fighter units and destroyed a variety of militant-owned equipment and infrastructure.

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