U.S., allies launch 23 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – U.S. military

U.S., allies launch 23 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq & Syria - U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies targeted Islamic State with 12 strikes in Iraq & 11 in Syria on Friday, the U.S. military said.

Seven of the strikes in Iraq hit five Islamic State tactical units, 12 buildings, & a weapons cache near Ramadi, a statement issued on Saturday said.

In Syria, three of the strikes were near Mar’a & destroyed an Islamic State building & three tactical units.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Toby Chopra)

Source: “Reuters”