WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) — Airstrikes in Syria eradicated four Islamic State tactical units, three fighting positions, two vehicles, a cache, and a motor tube.
“In Syria, coalition military forces conducted five airstrikes using fighter and remotely piloted aircraft,” the release read. “Separately in Iraq, coalition military forces conducted nine airstrikes.”
The airstrikes were conducted near Ar Hasakah, Ar Raqqah, Manbij and Mar’a.
The 62-nation US-led coalition has carried more than 6,500 airstrikes on ISIL targets since August 2014. US officials have estimated that the military campaign against ISIL has eliminated more than 10,000 of the terrorist group’s fighters.