ISIS targeted in 22 air strikes by U.S., allies: military statement

Smoke rises from the Syrian city of Kobani, following an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition, seen from a hilltop outside Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border. (AP)

The U.S. and coalition allies staged 22 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in the latest daily attacks on the militant group, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Thursday.

Sixteen of the strikes were near the Iraqi cities of Baghdadi, Al Huwayjah, Bayji, Fallujah, Ramadi, Sinjar and Tal Afar and hit tactical units, vehicles, fighting positions, buildings and other assets.

In Syria, a tunnel system, tactical units, vehicles and fighting positions were struck near Al Hasakah, Dayr Az Zawr and Tal Abyad.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:45 - GMT 06:45
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