“In Syria, coalition military forces conducted 13 Strikes using attack, bomber, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL [Islamic State] targets,” the release said. “Coalition military forces conducted one strike in Syria in support of Coalition operations using fighter aircraft.”
The airstrikes in Syria were waged near Manbij, and destroyed 21 Daesh fighting positions and a tactical vehicle.
“Additionally in Iraq, coalition military forces conducted 14 strikes coordinated with and in support of the Government of Iraq using fighter, attack, bomber, and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL targets,” the release added.
The US-led coalition of more than 60 nations has been conducting anti-IS airstrikes in Syria and Iraq since the summer of 2014. The Daesh terrorist group, which is also known as Daesh in Arabic, is outlawed in the United States and Russia, among numerous other countries.