"In Syria, coalition military forces conducted six strikes using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft," the press release stated. "Separately in Iraq, coalition military forces conducted 20 strikes coordinated with and in support of the government of Iraq using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL [Islamic State] targets."
Airstrikes near three Syrian cities, Raqqa, Dayr Az Zawr and Manbij, were carried out on February 1, and destroyed an Daesh tactical unit, two gas and oil separation plant well heads, a training facility and several buildings held by the terror group, according to the press release.
The Islamic State, also known as Daesh, is a terrorist group outlawed in the United States, Russia and many other countries. The infamous group has seized large areas in Syria and Iraq and declared a caliphate there under a strict Sharia law rule.