ISIS target of 27 strikes by U.S. allies

Smoke raises from central Kobani, where buildings have been damaged in fighting between Islamic State militants and Kurdish forces, Nov. 23, 2014. (File Photo: Reuters)

The United States and its allies carried out 27 airstrikes on Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) targets in Syria and Iraq in the past three days, U.S. military officials said on Friday.

Fighting positions, buildings and fortifications were hit in seven attacks near the Syrian cities of Kobane and Aleppo and on the border with Iraq, according to a statement from the Combined

ISIS was hit with 20 strikes in Iraq near the cities of Ramadi, Ar Rutbah, Mosul, al-Qaim, Samarra, Rawah and al Asad, the statement said.

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