U.S., allies target ISIS with fresh round of airstrikes

In this Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 photo, smoke rises as Iraqi security forces and allied Popular Mobilization Forces shell ISIS positions at an oil field outside Beiji, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP)

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) targeted the militants with 23 air strikes on Wednesday, the U.S. military said in a statement.

Twenty fresh strikes in Iraq targeted the militant group in eight cities, including Sinjar, Ramadi and Mosul, the statement released on Thursday said. In Syria, three strikes hit near Mar'a, Al Hasaka and Al Hawl.

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