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    US-Led Coalition Conducts 16 Airstrikes Against Daesh in Syria, Iraq

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    The US-led coalition conducted 16 airstrikes against Daesh terrorist group in Syria and Iraq on Friday, the US Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — In Syria, coalition airstrikes destroyed three Daesh tactical units, 16 oil tanker trucks, four fighting positions, tanker trailers, seven pump jacks, an oil workover rig, a wellhead and a mortar system, the US military specified.

    "Bomber, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft conducted 10 strikes in Syria… Fighter and remotely piloted aircraft conducted six strikes in Iraq, coordinated with and in support of Iraq’s government," the statement published by the US Department of Defense on Saturday said.

    In Iraq, the airstrikes destroyed 4 Daesh tactical units, eight vehicles, four three mortar systems, a cargo container, a tractor-trailer, a weapons cache, a tunnel entrance and six rocket rails.

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