US reports 16 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq

By REUTERS
October 4, 2015 15:39

 
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WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies carried out 16 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on Saturday, a US military statement said.

Three of the six strikes in Syria struck targets near the town of Hasaka, said the statement issued on Sunday. Islamic State fighters, weapons and buildings were hit in 10 strikes near several Iraqi cities, including Kirkuk, Falluja and Ramadi, it added.


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