US reports 18 strikes against Islamic State in Syria's Kobani, 5 in Iraq

By REUTERS
October 15, 2014 18:09

WASHINGTON - US aircraft carried out 18 strikes on Islamic State positions near the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani on Tuesday and Wednesday, the US military's Central Command said.

US planes also conducted five strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, it said in a statement on Wednesday.


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