US-led airstrikes hit ISIS oil refinery near Turkey

September 28, 2014 2:24 PM

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US-led airstrikes hit ISIS oil refinery near Turkey

SANLIURFA, Turkey — Airstrikes likely carried out by the U.S.-led coalition struck an oil refinery in Syria held by the Islamic State group on Sunday, shaking buildings and sending flames shooting into the air near the Turkish border, a witness and activists said.

Al-Qaida’s Syrian affiliate meanwhile warned that Muslims would attack countries taking part in the coalition air raids, which have targeted both the Islamic State extremist group -- with which al-Qaida is at war -- as well as hardline militants battling to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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