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

F16 fighter jets from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrive at an air base in Jordan February 8, 2015. (Reuters)

The United States and its coalition partners launched four air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria, and six more in Iraq against the  insurgent group, the U.S. military said on Wednesday.

Among the Syria strikes, which occurred between 8 a.m. local time Tuesday and 8 a.m. on Wednesday, were two near Kobane that hit two ISIS fighting positions, a tactical unit and a checkpoint, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.

In Iraq, air strikes hit near Baiji, Kirkuk, Mosul and Fallujah, striking tactical units, vehicles and a heavy machine gun, the task force said.

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