“In Syria, coalition military forces conducted eight strikes using attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft,” the release said. “In Iraq, coalition military forces conducted 24 strikes coordinated with and in support of the Government of Iraq.”
In Iraq, the Tuesday airstrikes destroyed several Daesh fighting positions, vehicles, a building, a crane, a bulldozer, as well as two Daesh excavators.
The US-led coalition of some 60 nations has been carrying out strikes against the Daesh in Iraq since August 2014 and in Syria since September 2014, but without the approval of the Syrian government or the UN Security Council.
Daesh, is a designated terrorist organization outlawed in numerous countries, including Russia.