U.S. and allies intensify anti-ISIS strikes in Syria


ARA News 

Damascus, Syria – The U.S.-led international coalition’s warplanes conducted new airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State (IS/ISIL) in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. military said in a statement on Monday.

In the past 24 hours, United States and allies conducted 23 raids against fighting positions and tactical units of IS extremists. 

“In Syria, four of the air strikes hit Islamic State positions near Kobane, destroying boats, vehicles and bunkers. Strikes also hit near Raqqa and Hasakah,” the U.S. military said in a statement on Monday.

“In Iraq, five air strikes near Tel Afar struck tactical units, bunkers and land features, the coalition said. Islamic State targets also were hit near Mosul, Sinjar, Bayji and other locations,” the statement added.


Reporting by: Laila Majdalawi 

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