The United States
and its allies carried out 17 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq
in a 24-hour period in their latest attacks on the group, the Combined Joint Task Force
said on Sunday.
Thirteen of the strikes were near the Iraqi cities of Ramadi, Baghdadi, Bayji, Fallujah, Makhmur, Mosul
, Sinjar and Tal Afar
. In Syria
, the targets were near Kobani and Al Hasakah
Islamic State tactical units, fighting positions, buildings, vehicles and mortar systems were hit in the strikes, the task force said in a statement.