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

Reuters News
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.

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