US-led Coalition Carries Out 30 Airstrikes Against Daesh in Syria, Iraq

© AFP 2022 / SHAH MaraiUS troop stands guard in front of a line of jet fighter aircraft at the US-led coalition's Bagram Air Base north of Kabul (file photo)
US troop stands guard in front of a line of jet fighter aircraft at the US-led coalition's Bagram Air Base north of Kabul (file photo) - Sputnik International
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US Central Command stated that US-led coalition against the Daesh conducted 30 airstrikes against the terror group’s positions in Syria and Iraq on Sunday.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The US-led coalition against the Daesh conducted 30 airstrikes against the terror group’s positions in Syria and Iraq on Sunday, US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release.

"In Syria, coalition military forces conducted seven strikes using bomber, attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft against Daesh targets," the release said on Monday.

Additionally in Iraq, coalition military forces conducted 23 strikes coordinated with and in support of the Government of Iraq using rocket artillery and bomber, attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft against Daesh targets."

The coalition conducted all the seven airstrikes in Syria near the city of Manbij, where it destroyed two Daesh tunnels.

In Iraq, 23 airstrikes hit Daesh positions near eight cities, including Baghdadi, Ramadi, and Mosul, destroying two Daesh tunnels, a bunker, multiple vehicles, four oil tankers, a boat, a fighting position, three excavators, as well as a mortar system, CENTCOM noted.

The US-led coalition of over 60 nations has been conducting airstrikes in Syria and Iraq against the Islamic State, also known as Daesh, since summer 2014. The terrorist group is outlawed in many countries around the world, including the United States and Russia.

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