The United States
and its allies conducted 31 air strikes since early on Wednesday targeting Islamic State militants in Syria
, the Combined Joint Task Force
carrying out the operations said on Thursday.
, nine air strikes hit near Al Hasakah
and near the border town of Kobani
, the task force said in a statement. In Iraq
, 22 strikes destroyed vehicles, buildings and excavators near Mosul
, Fallujah and other towns, it said.