U.S.-led coalition launches 24 air strikes against Islamic State -task force

Reuters News
Posted: May 15, 2015 2:11 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 24 air strikes since early on Thursday targeting Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force carrying out the operations said.

In Syria, 12 air strikes hit near Al Hasakah, Kobani and other towns, the task force said in a statement Friday. In Iraq, 12 strikes hit buildings and other structures near Bayji, Fallujah, Ramadi and other towns, it said.

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