U.S. continues strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: U.S. Central Command

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 05, 2014 9:24 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States continued its assault on Islamic State militants this week, conducting 14 airstrikes in recent days in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Wednesday.

From Monday through Wednesday, U.S. military forces launched three strikes near the key Syrian border town of Kobani as well as one strike north in Sinjar. In Iraq, the U.S. military along with coalition forces conducted 10 strikes near Mosul, Bayji, Falluja, Ramadi and Sinjar, Central Command said.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Bill Trott)