U.S. targets Islamic State in Syria, Iraq with 18 strikes: statement

March 7, 2016 12:29 PM

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U.S. targets Islamic State in Syria, Iraq with 18 strikes: statement

WASHINGTONThe United States and its allies conducted 18 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Sunday in their latest round of daily strikes, according to the coalition leading the operations.

The Combined Joint Task Force, in a statement released on Monday, said it had staged a dozen strikes against the militants in Iraq. Its efforts near 10 cities hit five tactical units as well as numerous fighting positions and an Islamic State headquarters, it said.

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