US, allies stage 28 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, Syria

April 24, 2016 16:21

WASHINGTON- The United States and its allies conducted 28 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, the coalition leading the operations said.

In a statement released on Sunday, the Combined Joint Task Force said four strikes near two cities in Syria hit three tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system and a vehicle borne improvised explosive device.

In Iraq, 24 strikes near 11 cities hit a weapons facility, a headquarters and a modular facility and destroyed trench systems, supply caches, assembly areas and a generator, among other targets, the statement said.

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