21:22 GMT05 July 2020
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    US-led coalition forces carried out 42 strikes on Daesh targets on Sunday in both Syria and Iraq, including 14 near in Raqqa, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release on Monday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The release noted 20 strikes near three other Syrian cities, including Deir ez-Zor, destroyed oil assets, tactical vehicles, mortars, a building held by Daesh, and engaged four terrorist tactical units.

    Near the city of Raqqa, "14 strikes engaged four ISIL [Daesh] tactical units and destroyed four artillery pieces, a decoy artillery piece, a UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] tower, two tactical vehicles, a command and control node, 20 oil storage barrels, two tunnels, and a decoy armored vehicle," the release stated.

    In Iraq, eight strikes were carried out near four cities, including Mosul, the release added. The strikes destroyed Daesh vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices, oil assets and a logistics node.



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