U.S., allies conduct 23 strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 09, 2016 11:19 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State militants with 21 strikes in Iraq on Friday and two in Syria, the U.S. military said on Saturday.

Four of the strikes in Iraq were near Hit, striking a large tactical unit and 30 Islamic State boats.

In Syria, one strike destroyed seven Islamic State rockets and a mortar system near Manbij.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Alison Williams)