ISIS hit with 15 air strikes by US coalition

2015-02-19 19:40
People inspect the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported air strikes by government forces in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (File, AFP)

People inspect the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported air strikes by government forces in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (File, AFP)

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Washington - The US-led coalition staged 15 air strikes on ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Thursday.

Five of the strikes were around the Syrian town of Kobani, where the coalition and Kurdish forces have been pushing back ISIS and destroyed eight fighting positions and two checkpoints, as well as hitting tactical units hit.

Two strikes also were staged near Al Hasakah, Syria, the task force said in a statement.

Eight air strikes near six Iraqi towns hit fighting positions, tactical units, a weapon-storage facility, vehicles and buildings.

All the strikes were conducted between Wednesday and Thursday mornings, the statement said.
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