U.S. leads 13 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State -statement

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Posted: Sep 02, 2015 1:18 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 13 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement.

In Iraq, eight strikes targeted the militant group near seven cities including Baiji and Mosul. Five strikes in Syria hit near four cities, including Raqqa, said the statement released on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Washington Newsroom)