U.S., allies conduct 14 strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 05, 2016 9:49 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State militants in Iraq with 12 strikes on Friday and two in Syria, the U.S. military said on Saturday.

Two of the strikes in Iraq were near Ramadi, hitting two Islamic State tactical units and a tunnel.

One of the strikes in Syria destroyed two Islamic State fighting positions near Palmyra, the military said.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Ros Russell)