Seven air strikes target Islamic State in Iraq, four in Syria - U.S. military

By REUTERS
March 15, 2015 17:22

WASHINGTON - The United States and coalition partners carried out seven air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and four in Syria since Saturday, the US military said.

The raids in Iraq hit Islamic State tactical units, vehicles, excavators and staging areas near al Asad, al Hawayja, al Qaim, Falluja, Ramadi and Tal Afar, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Sunday.

The air strikes in Syria were focused near Kobani, at the border with Turkey, and destroyed nine Islamic State combat positions and a vehicle, the statement said.


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