U.S.-led coalition launches new anti-ISIS raids, several locations bombed


ARA News

Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan –The anti-terrorism international coalition, led by the United States, carried out 11 new airstrikes against locations of the Islamic State group (IS/ISIS), the combined Joint Task Force reported Friday. 

Six strikes hit IS-led military units in northern Syria, focusing on the border city of Kobane.

“Nine of the militants’ fighting positions were bombed in Kobane,” the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.

In the meantime, five other U.S.-led strikes have battered IS locations in Iraq since early Thursday.

“In Iraq, the five strikes hit near Ramadi, al-Qaim, al-Asad and Mosul struck various fighting positions as well a building, boats and a barge used by IS militants,” according to the statement.


Reporting by: Eyaz Ciziri 

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