Air strikes hit Islamic State in eastern Syria

September 27, 2014 10:55

Air strikes, believed to have been carried out by US-led forces, hit Islamic State and other Islamist groups in eastern Syria on Saturday, a monitoring group said.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 31 explosions were heard in the province of Raqqa, a stronghold of IS, adding casualties were reported.

The monitoring group said warplanes also struck areas east of the desert town of Palmyra in Homs province.

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