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    The US-led coalition against Daesh conducted 34 airstrikes against the terror group’s positions in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, and destroyed terrorists’ oil headquarters, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — In Iraq, 22 strikes hit Daesh's positions near eight cities, including Fallujah and Ramadi. The coalition destroyed Daesh command and control nodes, terrorists assembly areas and fighting positions, among other targets, CENTCOM stated.

    "Near Mosul, eight strikes struck six separate ISIL [Daeshj] tactical units, an ISIL ministry of oil headquarters, and an ISIL VBIED [vehicle borne improvised explosive device] factory and destroyed three ISIL vehicles, two ISIL weapons caches, 10 ISIL assembly areas, two ISIL command and control nodes, and an ISIL tunnel entrance," CENTCOM stated on Thursday.

    In addition, the coalition carried out 12 airstrikes in Syria near the cities of Raqqa, Manbij and Mara, destroying Daesh tactical units and fighting positions, as well as bridges and vehicles, according to the release.


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