US, allies conduct 13 strikes in Syria, Iraq

December 1, 2015 14:37

WASHINGTON - A coalition led by the United States conducted 12 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq on Monday, and hit the militant group with a single strike in Syria, according to a statement released on Tuesday.

The sole Syria strike was near Al Hawl, hitting a tactical unit, the statement from the Combined Joint Task Force said.Most of the Iraq strikes, five, were concentrated near Ramadi, where they hit a tactical unit and destroyed fighting positions, command areas, a staging area, a weapons cache and two buildings, according to the statement.

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