WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Coalition military forces conducted three airstrikes in Syria using fighter-attack and remotely piloted aircraft and 11 airstrikes in Iraq, according to the release.
In Syria, the coalition airstrikes eliminated an Islamic State tactical unit and two oil field wellheads near Mar’a and Abu Kamal.
The airstrikes in Iraq destroyed nine Islamic State tactical units, 16 fighting positions, three vehicles, three rockets and three rocket rails.
The 62-nation US-led coalition has carried more than 6,500 airstrikes on Islamic State targets since August 2014. US officials have estimated that the military campaign against the Islamic State has eliminated more than 10,000 of the terrorist group’s fighters.