ISIS targeted in 30 airstrikes by US-led coalition
WASHINGTONNov 21, 2014 - 12:00 am GMT+3
Nov 21, 2014 12:00 am
The United States and its allies have staged 30 air strikes on ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq since Wednesday, the U.S. Central Command said on Friday.
The 23 strikes in Iraq included six near Baiji that hit ISIS buildings, vehicles and tactical units while buildings, vehicles, a guard post and two tactical units were destroyed near Sinjar in four air strikes, Central Command said. Similar targets were destroyed or damaged west of Kirkuk, near Mosul and Ramadi and in Tal Afar.
In Syria, six strikes near Kobani destroyed staging areas, buildings and two tactical units, while another near Ar Raqqah damaged an ISIS barrack, Central Command said.
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