ISIS targeted in 13 airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

A general view shows the town of Sinjar as smoke rises from what activists said were U.S.-led air strikes. (File photo: Reuters)

The United States and its allies staged nine airstrikes on ISIS targets in Iraq and four in Syria, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Saturday.

The attacks in Iraq hit ISIS tactical units, buildings, fighting positions, a rocket system and a facility where improvised explosive devices were made, the statement said.

The strikes in Iraq were near the city of Al-Raqqa and destroyed tanks and a bunker.

The airstrikes were carried out from early Friday to early Saturday.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:46 - GMT 06:46