U.S. leads 14 strikes against ISIS in Iraq, Syria: U.S. military

Brett McGurk speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 (AP)

The United States and its allies conducted 14 strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria on Thursday, the coalition leading the operations said.

In a statement released early Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force said six strikes in Syria focused near Al Hasakah and Dayr Az Zawr hit petroleum pipelines, destroyed a heavy machine gun and damaged a tunnel system.

In Iraq, eight strikes in seven cities destroyed vehicles, supply caches and sniper and fighting positions, among other targets, the statement said.

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