US-led coalition hits Islamic State fighters on way to meet evacuees

By REUTERS
August 30, 2017 20:19
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BEIRUT - The US-led coalition on Wednesday struck vehicles containing Islamic State fighters who were traveling towards the area of eastern Syria where a convoy of ISIS evacuees from the Syria-Lebanon border is standing, the coalition spokesman said.

The spokesman, Colonel Ryan Dillon, said earlier that coalition jets had also struck a road and bridge to block the convoy of evacuees, including fighters and their families, from traveling into ISIS territory from Syrian government territory.


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