U.S. reports 27 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

August 6, 2015 6:02 PM

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WASHINGTON The United States and it allies conducted 27 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, the U.S. military said.

Eleven air strikes were carried out in Syria, including seven near the city of Hasaka, the U.S. military said in a statement on Thursday. In Iraq, militant targets were hit in 16 strikes near eight different cities, it said.

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