US army reports 34 air strikes on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 1, 2015 16:35

 
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WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies have carried out 26 air strikes in Iraq and eight in Syria since Saturday in continued attacks on Islamic State targets, the US military said on Sunday.

The bulk of the strikes were near the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, while in Syria most of the strikes were near Kobani, where Kurdish forces have driven out Islamic State militants, said a statement by the US Combined Joint Task Force which is leading the operation. 

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