US-led coalition conducts 67 air strikes against Islamic State

By REUTERS
December 17, 2014 21:20

 
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WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies have conducted 61 air strikes against Islamic State militants in the past the three days, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Wednesday.

Forty-five of those strikes were "conducted in support of the Peshmerga (KSF) and Iraqi security forces operating in the region" and destroyed 50 targets, the statement said.

The US-led coalition also conducted six air strikes against the militant group in Syria, the statement said.

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