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U.S., allies conduct 18 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against ISIS

All three of the strikes in Syria were conducted using fighter aircraft and hit targets near Kobane

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U.S.-led forces targeted Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in Syria with three air strikes and conducted another 15 strikes against the group in Iraq from Monday to Tuesday morning, the U.S. military said.

All three of the strikes in Syria were conducted using fighter aircraft and hit targets near Kobane, it said in a statement released on Tuesday.

In Iraq, the air strikes were conducted with fighter and attack planes as well as drones and occurred near Bayji, Fallujah, Mosul, Ramadim and Sinjar, it said.