US, allies stage 23 strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

By REUTERS
April 6, 2016 15:41

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies conducted 23 strikes against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday, the coalition leading the operations said.

In a statement released on Wednesday, the Combined Joint Task Force said four strikes near four cities in Syria hit tactical units and destroyed a mortar system, a fighting position and two vehicles.

In Iraq, 19 strikes near eight cities struck several tactical units, a financial storage center and a headquaters and destroyed boats, vehicles, supply caches and a tunnel system, among other targets, the statement said.


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