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U.S.-led coalition targets ISIS in nine air strikes in Syria, Iraq

Eight of the strikes were near the Iraqi cities of Bayji, Haditha, Sinjar and Tel Afar

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The United States and its coalition allies staged nine air strikes in Iraq and Syria in the latest round of daily attacks on Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group on Tuesday, a Command Joint Task Force statement said.

Eight of the strikes were near the Iraqi cities of Bayji, Haditha, Sinjar and Tel Afar, striking tactical units, vehicles, buildings and a mortar position, the statement released on Wednesday said.

An ISIS tactical unit also was hit near Tel Abyad in Syria.