U.S., allies target ISIS in 24 airstrikes in Syria, Iraq
The airstrikes destroyed tactical units, fighting positions in Syria while in Iraq it destroyed tunnel systems, bunkers among others
The United States and its allies have conducted 24 airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Iraq and Syria on Thursday, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement on Friday.
In Syria, coalition forces targeted ISIS positions with nine strikes near the cities of Hasakah, Ar Raqqah and Tal Abyad, destroying tactical units, fighting positions, vehicles and structures, it said.
In Iraq, 15 strikes struck ISIS targets near the cities of Al Huwayjah, Bayji, Fallujah, Haditha, Makhmur, Mosul, Rawah, Sinjar and Tal Afar. They destroyed tunnel systems, bunkers, vehicles, tactical units, buildings and an excavator.
- Pentagon: Airstrike kills ISIS leader in Syria
- U.S. airstrike kills ISIS operative in Iraq’s Mosul
- Looks CAN kill: ISIS militant's selfie leads U.S. airstrike to his location
- ISIS movie maker, documentary producer 'killed' in Iraq airstrike
- ISIS ‘will not destroy’ Palmyra ruins, only statues
- Iraq says ISIS deputy leader killed
- Iraq’s Abadi makes in-person appeal to Obama
- Egypt warplanes strike ISIS targets in Libya
- Egypt strikes back, but how far will ISIS fight go?
- U.S. envoy: Coalition airstrikes have blunted ISIS momentum in Iraq
- Canada votes for air strikes on ISIS in Syria
- Canada launches its first anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria