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    US-Led Coalition Conducts 1 Strike in Syria, 13 in Iraq

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    The US-led coalition has conducted one airstrike against Daesh targets in Syria and 13 strikes against the terrorist group in Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) said in a press release on Friday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — On Thursday, an attack aircraft struck a Daesh tactical unit near Mara. In Iraq, the coalition attacked targets near Kisik, Makhmur, Mosul, Ramadi, Sinjar, Tal Afar and Hit.

    Targets in Iraq included fighting positions, tactical units, supply caches, machine guns, a rocket system and mortar firing positions.

    “In Syria, coalition military forces conducted one strike using attack aircraft against ISIL [Daesh] targets. Additionally in Iraq, coalition military forces conducted 13 strikes coordinated with and in support of the Government of Iraq,” the release said.

    The US-led coalition of over 60 nations has been conducting airstrikes against Daesh first in Iraq and later Syria since 2014.


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