U.S.-led coalition conducts 25 air strikes against Islamic State militants

U.S.-led coalition conducts 25 air strikes against Islamic State militants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S.-led coalition struck Islamic State militants on Saturday with 18 air strikes in Iraq & seven in Syria, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Sunday.

The strikes in Iraq, coordinated with the Iraqi government, hit Islamic State buildings, weapons & tactical units near Falluja, Mosul, Ramadi & other locations, the statement said.

In Syria, two strikes destroyed seven Islamic State fighting positions & a tank near Al Hawl. Five other strikes targeted the militant group near Al Raqqah, Kobani & Mar'a, according to the statement.

(Reporting by Peter Cooney; Editing by Bill Trott)

Source: “Reuters”