US, allies launch 23 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

December 5, 2015 18:01

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State with 12 strikes in Iraq and 11 in Syria on Friday, the US military said.

Seven of the strikes in Iraq hit five Islamic State tactical units, 12 buildings, and a weapons cache near Ramadi, a statement issued on Saturday said.

In Syria, three of the strikes were near Mar'a and destroyed an Islamic State building and three tactical units.

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