U.S. reports 13 air strikes against ISIS in Iraq

The US-led coalition airstrikes are designed to weaken the military capabilities of the militant group. (File photo: AFP)

The United States and its allies conducted 13 air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants in Iraq on Wednesday, according to a military statement released on Thursday.

The strikes hit ISIS weapons, boats, fighting positions and other targets near six Iraqi cities, including Ramadi and Mosul, the statement said. No attacks on the militant group in Syria were listed.

A U.S.-led coalition has been bombing ISIS militants since last year.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:47 - GMT 06:47