U.S, led coalition stages 11 airstrikes on ISIS near Kobane

The strikes near Kobane, conducted since early Tuesday morning local time, hit 10 ISIS tactical units. (File photo: Reuters)

The United States and its allies staged 11 airstrikes near the Syrian city of Kobani, where Kurdish militia have been pushing back Islamic State forces, and also targeted the insurgent group with six strikes in Iraq, according to the Combined Joint Task Force.

The strikes near Kobane, conducted since early Tuesday morning local time, hit 10 ISIS tactical units, destroyed three staging positions and a fighting position, the task force said in a statement on Wednesday.

In Iraq, the strikes hit tactical units, a facility that made improvised explosive devices and checkpoints near the cities of Bayji, Tal Afar, al Asad, Rawa, al Huwayja and Mosul.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:44 - GMT 06:44
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