U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

December 10, 2014 | By | Reply More

Dec 10, – Since Monday, U.S. forces conducted seven strikes against the militant group in Syria and led 13 strikes in Iraq with its partner nations, according to the statement from the Combined Joint Task Force for the coalition overseeing the operation.

U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, IraqThe United States launched 20 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in recent days, military officials said in a statement on Wednesday.

The strikes, centered in the Syrian border town of Kobani as well as near Sinjar, Qaim, Ramadi, Mosul and Samarra in Iraq, hit numerous Islamic State fighting positions, buildings, vehicles and fighting units, the statement said.

(Story corrects to show statement from Combined Joint Task Force, not U.S. Central Command)

Press journalist for HRO media – Ignacio Damigo reports.

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