U.S., allies conduct 23 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against ISIS
In Syria, there were two strikes involving attack and fighter aircraft near al-Hasakah and four near Kobane
U.S.-led forces targeted Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in Syria with six air strikes and conducted another 17 strikes against the group in Iraq from Tuesday to Wednesday morning, the U.S. military said.
In Syria, there were two strikes involving attack and fighter aircraft near al-Hasakah and four near Kobane, it said in a statement released on Wednesday. In Iraq, the strikes were conducted with fighter and attack planes as well as drones near Bayji, Fallujah, Mosul, Ramadi, Sinjar and Tal Afar, the U.S. military statement said.
“All aircraft returned to base safely,” it said.
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